Tag Archive: facing fears

The Compassionate Witness, A Short Meditation

Within each of us is a place of clarity and calm that can weather any storm. During meditation, reconnecting with this part of ourselves can help us process the stress and emotion we… Continue reading

Tips From The Yogi’s Toolbox

I was lying in bed angry, sad and grumpy.  The more I thought about how I felt, the angry I seemed to get. Frustrated, I laced up my running shoes. Sometimes running can be very… Continue reading

How To Get Your Man To Do Yoga

First off, let me apologize to all my male readers who already practice yoga. This post won’t exactly be helpful to you, and I don’t mean to lump you in with the majority… Continue reading

Handstand: Learn How to Fall Safely (VIDEO)

There are many things we can do in our yoga practice to learn to balance in handstand. But, before we even get there, a whole lot of falling happens. Knowing how to fall… Continue reading

Evolution Over Revolution

Change is often the sign of a well-needed growth spurt. Sometimes it’s uncomfortable, mostly when we resist it, but also because where we end up is somewhere new. The unfamiliar territory can leave… Continue reading

In the Teeth of Fear

For the first twelve years of my rock climbing life I did my best to avoid fear. In my personal life it was like I was walking around with my fingers plugged deep… Continue reading

Scrubbed Clean

Blowing, howling, screaming wind It came like night and stirred, Stirred up, churned up All of me, all of him Hair whipped, eyes scrunched, skin stung Gravel, pounding earth and sky Agitation, frustration—can’t… Continue reading