My Perfect Weight is Not a Weight At All

I asked myself: how can I find my perfect weight? I've been feeling rather "soft" lately. I've been dealing with the aftermath of that one time in August when I lost my balance wearing heels. I've been limited in the amount of both running and yoga I've been able to do. The fact that I … Continue reading My Perfect Weight is Not a Weight At All

My Hypnotherapist Fell Asleep and Other Stories From the Wrong Side of the Scale

Guest post written by the fabulous Tommie Jean Valmassy Hello, this is not Laura. Laura needs a minute, so I’m filling in for her, just this week. Laura writes a blog about fitness. She’s funny, moving, honest, and cool. And humble, so she may want to delete that, but I don’t think she should. Her … Continue reading My Hypnotherapist Fell Asleep and Other Stories From the Wrong Side of the Scale

Finding Time for Self-Care in the Middle of Real Life

You won't find any earth shattering tips on how to find time for self-care in this post. In real life we just do what we can. I'm tired. I've started this post a half dozen times already. I don't have the energy to do this thing I love. My husband is attempting to put Baby … Continue reading Finding Time for Self-Care in the Middle of Real Life

The Poignancy of Mindfulness

Turns out there's more to mindfulness than joy. When I walked into my mom's house this afternoon she was in the kitchen unloading dishes. She heard me open the door and called out, "Well, should we just start crying now?" "I told myself I wasn't going to just walk in the door and start crying." … Continue reading The Poignancy of Mindfulness

The 12 Days of Christmas Meditation

This is kind of a difficult time of year, isn't it? I mean, it's the most wonderful. But it's also kind of difficult, isn't it? I keep hearing about the tough times my friends and family and their loved ones are having. The hard workers overwhelmed by all the things that just absolutely have to get … Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas Meditation

The Beginning of Greatness

I came outside the other day to find our 8 year old neighbor giving my 4 year old daughter fighting lessons. She was standing over a pumpkin headed man left over from Halloween and beating his leaf bloated belly with a lightsaber. When the demonstration was complete she handed the lightsaber, a third of a green pool noodle, duct … Continue reading The Beginning of Greatness