Mindful return to daily life

Returning from vacation is always bittersweet. The lovely days of enjoying the time without a focus on schedules, plans, to-do lists and routine activities can be hypnotic. I treasure the restoration that accompanies this slow and easy life that allows one to appreciate the luxury that is time, and the abundance that is our life. … Continue reading Mindful return to daily life

Weight and body awareness as a path to inner wisdom (part 3)

I woke up this morning at 3 A.M., excited to start the day and looking forward to the weekend ahead. In 2 days I will marry the love of my life, a kind, generous, funny, handsome man who loves me for who I am. I cannot even begin to tell you how grateful I am … Continue reading Weight and body awareness as a path to inner wisdom (part 3)

Weight and body awareness as a path to inner wisdom (part 2)

"How can I be expansive and free and still be loved? Am I going to be a lady or am I going to be fully human? Do I trust the unfolding and continue to grow, or do I shut all of this down so I fit?" -Glennon Doyle Melton (Love Warrior) I have always been … Continue reading Weight and body awareness as a path to inner wisdom (part 2)

Weight and body awareness as a path to inner wisdom (part 1)

My journey: I have had an ongoing struggle with weight and weight loss since about age 11. When I look back on that time, I realize that it was not because I was overweight then. Rather, it was I was entering a time when my body was changing. I gained some weight and the awkwardness of … Continue reading Weight and body awareness as a path to inner wisdom (part 1)