{7.11.14} Le Weekend

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I hope your week has been great. I have been burning the midnight and midday oil trying to meet a few deadlines. I’m trying to take a little time this weekend to just be, but because I am the queen of over scheduling I won’t have what I consider a real day off until Monday, [...]

Reading Pretty: Sadie Nardini’s 21-Day Yoga Body

Sadie Nardini

I have been following Sadie Nardini since I first discovered yoga. She is an in your face, fun, and very different type of yoga teacher. And I love it. She’s different from what I thought a yoga teacher should be. Now, as a teacher myself I completely get her. She is unapologetically Sadie. I spent a [...]

2014 Summer To-Do List

Summer

Happy 4th of July. I live in an area that has amazing and fun things to do for the summer. It can be outrageously expensive or low key and cheap. Here are a few things that I am considering for my summer to-do list. Jazz in the Sculpture Garden. We haven’t been together in a [...]

Reading Pretty: The Vacationers by Emma Straub

The Vacationers

I decided a few months back that I would stick to mainly fiction for the summer. There isn’t anything better than being able to dive so deep into a good book that sucks you in and doesn’t let go unto the last page. That’s how I felt reading Emma Straub’s The Vacationers. The Vacationers mainly [...]

{6.20.14} Le Weekend

6.20.14 Le Weekend

It has a been a busy few weeks over here in my world, but despite some ups and downs I’m still grateful. In the midst of madness I can always find a few pretty things to make me smile. I’m trying to reach my goal of 45 books this year and according to my Goodreads [...]

Reading Pretty: Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

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  Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore is the perfect book to add to your summer collection. The book’s premise is about the desire and longing to belong to something appears great on the outside. In the world of social media this can be also true. If you glance at most social media posts (Instagram and Twitter), [...]

Reading Pretty: Sacred Sound: Discovering the Myth & Meaning of Mantra and Kirtan by Alanna Kaivalya

Sacred Sound

The word mantra means many things to many people. If you log on to Instagram you see tons of them every day. They are words used to motivate and inspire. In many yoga classes a particular mantra is OM. Most people don’t know what these words mean so they either embrace them or are uncomfortable with [...]

Life Ain’t Always Rainbows and Unicorns

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Today is one of those days that just sucks. I didn’t plan to write anything. I usually prefer to wallow in my own self-pity. One of my friend’s told me last night, “be thankful that you had such a good dad. This doesn’t stop you from missing him, but in the heartache find the gratitude.” My [...]

Reading Pretty: Thrive – The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder by Arianna Huffington

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Webster defines thrive as: “to grow or develop successfully : to flourish or succeed.” It does not include anything about being rich, busy, sleep deprived, conniving, and mean. It seems in our society today the only way to thrive is to be the best no matter what the cost. Unhappy? Check. Mean? Check? Sleep Deprived? [...]

{4.25.14} Le Weekend

{4.25.14} Le Weekend

By the time you read this I will be half way to New York for the Yoga Journal Conference. I was asked if I wanted to attend the conference and since I haven’t been to a Yoga Journal conference in years I couldn’t say no. Travel, beauty, New York, and yoga? It was a no [...]

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