South Bay meditation
I returned last night from a week-long trip to visit my family. Hollis met her great-grandmother, great-aunt, great-uncle, aunt, a second cousin, and two first cousins. She went to a luncheon, her grandfather’s workplace, the zoo, the pool, and the pickle ball courts. And she… Read More »Use the right tools
When I went to my first wedding, I kept noticing the table centerpieces, creatively named after places where the bride and groom had special memories. I thought, “When I get married, I already know the perfect theme!” I wanted my wedding to be based on… Read More »What is the secret to life?
Last night, I was building my puzzle, and Reid was perusing the Internet. He said, “Someone on this forum is asking for guided meditation classes in the South Bay. There are a lot of answers. Should I send them your way?” It’s a tricky question for… Read More »2 Reasons Meditation Classes Are Scarce
Yoga is my gateway drug, and meditation is my drug of choice. I deal in the former in hopes of getting people hooked on the latter. Like many people, I didn’t need my meditation fix when my life was easy. Meditation became my ritual in the… Read More »3 Best Books for Radical Transformation through Meditation
In December of 2015, I’d bought a book called, Let Me Be Weak: What People in Pain Wish They Could Tell You. I didn’t know it was a Christian book, or I’m certain I’d have disregarded it before the prologue. I didn’t need anyone else… Read More »How I Found Faith in the Season
People often ask, “What did you do before teaching yoga?” The honest answer? Not much. At least not much successfully. With a writing, history, and interdisciplinary humanities degree, I wasn’t exactly on an employment path when I left college. I took administrative, marketing, and sales… Read More »The Right Way to Goal Set
Why don’t you make it to your yoga mat? I know the answer before you say it: you’re busy. You’re tired. You have a (job, child, aging parent, house to manage). Oddly, it seems like we truly believe no one can understand our level of… Read More »Are you burnt out or just overwhelmed?
I spent last weekend catching up with old friends, one who lives in Arkansas and one who lives in San Francisco. At one point, my friend from San Francisco shared that she couldn’t live in Arkansas because the people there were too closed-minded and likely… Read More »Preaching to the choir is boring