Change the way you look at things

I’m moving across the floor in Nia class and finding myself becoming more and more annoyed with the woman dancing in front of me. The room is packed—it’s a farewell class for one of our dear members who’s moving out of state—yet the woman I’m watching seems oblivious to this. Twirling, spinning and flailing –she’s claiming space […]

Sippy Cups for Everyone!!

I’m moving across the floor inNia class and finding myself becoming more and more annoyed with the woman dancing in front of me.   The room is packed—it’s a farewell class for one of our dear members who’s moving out of state—yet the woman I’m watching seems oblivious to this. Twirling, spinning and flailing –she’s claiming space […]

Perspective

Last Saturday while I was at Esalen–a beautiful, legendary 40 year-old retreat center in stunning Big Sur, CA–leading a women’s retreat, I participated in a writing exercise that I assigned to the women in my group. As I lay on my belly on the grass with my journal and pen, listening to the ocean waves crash […]

Putting Things In Perspective

We just returned from a quick weekend trip to the Davis Mountains in West Texas with some good friends. Why drive 6.5 hours to this mile-high city out in the middle of nowhere? My family and I go to envelop ourselves in one of the darkest night skies in the United States. From here you […]

The Journey Continues

Last week in my monthly Personal Renewal Group, we ended our women’s circle by each sharing something we’re grateful for. What came to me is the ability to shift our perspective—and in turn, our mood. My last blog post touched on some of my personal struggles during April and May. I was feeling emotionally spent […]