This month marks two years since my biological father passed. I’ve been caught off guard…

Try to detach from the way you thought your life would happen. Everyone’s path and…

I’ve been over analyzing and dissecting my life and myself as of late, after something…

It takes conscious effort to make something great, and then keep it great over time…It…

”Ruin is the way to transformation.” I remember losing my job, losing my adoptive family,…

We can always choose how we respond to hardship, challenge, and adversity. In times like…

Our health is so important, yet we take it for granted until it’s compromised. The…

Stairs are symbolic to life. We take steps forward as growth and we take steps…

My 30’s have been some of the toughest years of my life. Certain events that…

When my father took my mother’s life at age 5, I had no idea the…

What we eat is so important for our overall health. But, so too, is how…

I remember the first time I walked over the Brooklyn Bridge, on a mission to…

I haven’t spoken on gun violence but it’s hard not to share my opinion with…

Yoga gives me something I can work towards, everyday, for myself. It’s taught me to…

There’s a direct correlation between trauma, addiction, and depression. Substance abuse, most often, is a…

I recently watched the movie ‘Instant Family’, about foster families. When I was in foster…

The day I brought Lyle home for the first time, he had already lived in…

I’m scared. ‘You’ve got this’ she said. But what if I fall? ‘Then I’ll catch…

Take time to practice more empathy.  Until you walk in someone else’s shoes, you never…

Identity. wrapped in her through different names, homes, types of loves. Title, educational background, societal…

This last month was extremely challenging for me and I’ve been in a really low…

You must train for life. The stronger you get, mentally and physically, you’ll be ready…

I feel like grief is a topic that is not talked about enough. The same…

By now, I always thought I’d be married, with 3 kids, a two story home…

I spent many years covering up my authentic self. Trying to be someone I thought…

When you give yourself stillness to feel, space to deal, and time to heal, you…

I remember when I never thought brighter days would come. I pretended to believe they…

I’ve had a lot going on lately and some life changes occurring, which has made…

When I walked into the studio the other day I realized how yoga has really…

She tried a lot and finally understood.  She wasn’t meant for titles at work. Climbing…

I’ve often been asked how I got into yoga. By sharing, I hope yoga might…

You can spend a lot of your life waiting. Waiting for a partner, waiting for…

Your body. Beautiful, strong, supple, life force working every moment behind the scenes to keep…

Stress is a choice, so is peace.  I’ve felt a lot of stress this past…

Yoga teaches you to breathe when holding a pose, even when it’s challenging and uncomfortable….

One by one the layers peel back,  exposing less of your exterior and more of…

My dog, Lyle, took off sprinting yesterday on a busy road. He was going so…

One of the many Bali traditions that made an imprint on my heart was the…

When you immerse yourself in a new culture, you expose yourself to a new way…

I’m so grateful for having a tough past as it brought me to, and fostered,…