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Surrender is the name of the game by Jenny Ravikumar

Self-Care is Crucial

YESTERDAY WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS I talk about my trauma as if it’s in the past. Oftentimes it is. The immediate threat of danger is over. The intensity of living with an addict no longer exists. But it rears its ugly head and grinds down on me from time…

September 20, 2018
Abuse is Tricky

Abuse is Tricky

When this photo was taken, I was 6 weeks pregnant with my little love. In that moment, I couldn’t have been happier. I was in love with him already, fresh off our trip from India and in a place I thought I would be…

August 14, 2018

Tools I Used to Get Me Peacefully Through My Divorce

In the beginning, everyone kept saying, I’m not sure how you do it all as a single mom, you are so strong. I would politely say thank you as I internally rolled my eyes and prayed that someday I would see the strength they…

July 30, 2018

I wasn’t ever supposed to be divorced

I wasn’t ever supposed to get divorced. Every time I try and come back here, to my blog, my happy place, my words – I seem to get stuck after that sentence. It’s so difficult for me to articulate something so intense and complicated…

July 24, 2018

The Releasing Ceremoy

Recently I stumbled onto the world’s best therapist. I am so grateful for her guidance, but mostly I’m grateful she is so in tune with her spiritual side that she allows me to dig deeper into my own spirituality and yoga practice every time…

July 4, 2017

Empower, Renew, Restore

It has been over six months since my last blog post. Let that sink in for just a moment. I’m a writer, who has had not only the world’s worst writer’s block, but also a lot of emotional turmoil and vinyasa waves happening in…

April 4, 2017
27 ideas for valentine's day

27 Ideas for Valentine’s Day

The weekend ahead is full pretty pinks, reds and purples! Lots of champagne and silly shaped hearts, children’s valentine’s and thoughts of love swirling in the air. To me this weekend is about so much more than just romantic love! Did you know that…

February 12, 2016
Yoga Holiday Guide: EvolvingLight Reiki Dreamcatcher Art

A Yogic Guide to Gift Giving: Evolving Light

To say that I’m excited to have Jessica on the blog is an understatement. When I saw her beginning to showcase her reiki art/dreamcatchers online I knew I needed to have one for the Shala. I didn’t know what to ask for other than being…

December 15, 2015

How I Brought Back the (Pink) Light

Yesterday was just one of those days: pregnant and entirely hormonal. It started with tears and ended with joy. I always try to find gratitude, especially during the harder days and yesterday was no different. After a really rough morning and an evening of no sleep,…

August 13, 2015
Newborn. New mom. Love. Rollercoaster. Vinyasa. Yoga. Gender Reveal. Love. Couple. Interracial couple.

Magical Monday: Baby Addition

As many of you may have read, this last week we announced the arrival of Baby BOY Ravikumar on Facebook. We couldn’t be more thrilled!! This past week I spoke about blessings and timing. I also spoke about writers block and how some things…

April 6, 2015