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Pausing to celebrate

Pausing to Celebrate

A few weeks ago I was interviewing an incredible life coach. Someone I hope to work with someday (though ultimately I was honoring myself in knowing now isn’t the time to add stuff on to my ever increasing schedule). During our discussion she was…

January 5, 2020
Changing our names: Why, how and more about my son and I changing our last names.

A Whole New Me

Recently my son and I got our name change paperwork in the mail. It was a moment I can’t quite describe. I could begin with excited, honored, a touch sad and truly looking forward to our future {whatever it may hold}. Our future is…

December 10, 2019
what to do when feel you're not enough

What to Do When you Feel You’re Not Enough

My triggers come in waves. Odd moments when they pop up and I can hear his voice in the back of my head; the same voice that latched on to my prior insecurities and the one that dove deep into my weaknesses. This weekend…

January 21, 2019
Living my biggest dream and deepest fears

Living My Biggest Dreams + Deepest Fear

This past weekend all my dreams come true as we celebrated the 1st Annual Awareness Gala for Yoga for Families of Addiction. Yet I woke up Saturday morning and felt a tightness in my chest. I kept waiting for the other shoe to drop;…

November 25, 2018
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
How Yoga Helps with My Triggers by Jenny Ravikumar

How Yoga Helps with My Triggers

Trigger (v): (especially of something read, seen, or heard) distress (someone), typically as a result of arousing feelings or memories associated with a particular traumatic experience. A few weeks ago, I was sitting with my mom at a cafe and we ran into an…

August 28, 2018

The New Years Letter

Each year on my birthday I write myself (and sometimes Apollo) a letter. This year I was in India and wasn’t gifted the opportunity of time to craft this letter and I felt New Years Day was the PERFECT time to write a yearly…

January 1, 2015

Free Love Friday: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!! So much fun that two amazing “holidays” fell this week: Valentine’s Day & Self Love Day. What a blessing it is to be all about love. And here’s the thing…. it’s not just about finding the perfect man or woman to…

February 14, 2014

Ahimsa Warrior

  As you can probably tell, I am a lover of all things AHIMSA! As I mention in The Ahimsa Project page: ‘The official definition of ahimsa is “the belief of refraining from harming any living being.” I define it as “the act of…

February 12, 2014

Soul Warrior Interview: Elena Lipson

Today you are in for a real treat! Elena Lipson is a Divine Self Care Mentor and someone I truly admire. She is on a similarly blazing path in the realm of self-love and self-care and I am blessed to call her not only…

February 10, 2014