It pains me to admit I’ve felt tremendous tension with my older daughter recently. We’ve had a bumpy season, not quite striking our balance between lazy time at home and structured time away. We’ve grown bored and quite sick of one another. And, I’ve been… Read More »How do you Hold Your Children?
About three years ago, I went on what has come to be the cliche modern stay-at-home-mom trip … the literal mushroom trip. I started taking microdose capsules every few days to elevate my mood and get beyond my multi-year post-partum funk. I will tell you:… Read More »Why B Vitamins? (Bonus: recipe!)
Sitting at lunch today, I overheard a woman describing her recent public speaking engagement. Apparently, members of the audience at times were dissatisfied or even heckling her, but she couldn’t hear it or see it due to the stage set up. She at one point… Read More »If you have a love/hate relationship with me, we have that in common
As a young adult, I heard someone I admire say, “In the end, life is about people and our relationships with them.” My jaw dropped. Why had no one told me this before? Why hadn’t that been the topic of every class I’d ever taken… Read More »How Social Media Impacts Relationship Development
Location: 32701 Alipaz St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675Website: https://theecologycenter.org/Type of trip: educational, nature immersive, playful! A few years ago, we started a tradition of “field trip Friday.” We like to stay local on the weekends, ideally not even getting in the car. Friday is… Read More »Field trip: The Ecology Center
In a recent social outing, one of my friends – who is also a mother – was chatting about how messy her life is. The way she was talking, you’d think she really didn’t have it together. Well, let me tell you, she does! Sure,… Read More »Why do we sell ourselves short as mothers?
If you’re looking for a 10-minute yoga class or a 20-minute yoga class, check out these short & sweet audio recordings on the podcast. This recent recording really helped my low back pain!
Enjoy this simple hatha yoga class to relieve back pain. There is a bonus 10 minute body scan meditation at the end.
For the first time in a year (how can that be?!?) I added a new yoga class to my free podcast channel. Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: 30 Minute Mindful Yoga & Meditation: Your quiet super vault https://anchor.fm/theyogaharbor/episodes/30-Minute-Mindful-Yoga–Meditation-Your-quiet-super-vault-e21m3hp
This is gonna be some pretty nerdy yoga philosophy/self-help stuff. I recently got into Seligman’s PERMA model of wellness (if you haven’t yet, check my newsletter on that here). When I read about this model, it clicked for me on a deep level, but apparently… Read More »The PERMA-V model and the 5 koshas