This Sunday I got an itch to go for a run. It was at a time when I noticed myself going to the cupboard, believing I wanted to eat something. In reality, I was not hungry. I was avoiding the task of writing up my ice breaker speech for my Toastmasters meeting scheduled for this … Continue reading Good shoes – a mental health investment
A potential client gave me a topic idea that I am exploring to create a workshop. I realized I have 10+ books on my bookshelf about the neuroscience of resilience. Kind of crazy when you get to create presentations on topics that you've been studying for years just out of your own personal interest! So … Continue reading Cultivating resilience
I just completed my first intensive 3-day weekend of yoga teacher training for the 200-hour certification program through Yoga North. It was an amazing experience, with excellent teachers and 19 students in our class. Women from all walks of life, from one junior in high school to a few of us in our 40's, maybe … Continue reading On loving our learning
I will be starting my Yoga Teacher Training (YTT 200-hour) certification program this Friday. I am brimming with excitement and the slight trepidation that always seems to come from beginning a new endeavor. I am curious about the following: What will this experience be like? What kinds of students will participate? Will I like them? … Continue reading The eve of Yoga Teacher Training
***This edited blog was originally posted in February 2018*** When we get to February I always feel a surge of optimism. Spring is not so far away now, and those of us who get a little "cabin fever" this time of the year start noticing more light in the evenings. In February of 2017 I … Continue reading TBT – Do you have a few minutes?
**This is an edited post from January 2018. It is a relevant reminder for the workshop I have coming up on the 27th.** I have noticed a lot of flyers in fitness centers and around bulletin boards that invite people to "become a better you." I really dislike this slogan. You are just fine the … Continue reading TBT – There is no “better” you