The Power of Self-Acceptance

Last month I lost a valuable teacher and transformative healer in my life. He helped me come to know myself even better over the past few years. He taught me the value of accepting myself, as I am,… Read More

Living in the Light of Moderation

After sharing last fall about my history with addiction and unhealthy behaviours, I have felt a reconnection with the part of me that had chosen that path. It’s interesting because for years I have said that I would… Read More

Why to Add Meditation to Your Daily Routine…and How!

Meditation is the new apple-a-day, though the practice has been around for centuries, it somehow got lost in the external pursuit of happiness. It’s more than just a buzz word or a fad, it is a foundation for… Read More

Finding Sanctuary

“It was in leaving that I realized my truest sanctuary is within.” I spent my final weeks of August 2018 in yogic study with a group of like-minded souls at the Himalayan Institute in Pennsylvania. It was a full… Read More

The Benefit of Our Similarities and Differences

How easily do you notice your similarities and differences to the people around you? We are programmed to see patterns, our brains naturally pick them up. Yet, if we only focus on one side of the pattern we… Read More

Live to Learn

“Life isn’t easy” is the old saying, but it does not have to be hard either. It is all in how you perceive it. Are you taking your challenges to heart holding yourself back or sparking your curiosity to fuel your… Read More

Slowing down

This time of year brings long, dark nights and short days upon us. Nature calls for slowing down and resting, yet our culture promotes the exact opposite. When I ask people how they are, the answer I often… Read More