Why I Stopped Writing About My Life Online.

For the last 6 years I felt like there was something missing in my life. And I don’t mean more self-compassion or self-love or self-worth (those things are important to have, but that isn’t what this post is about). I knew it was something in my external world that I was meant to do and move towards.

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Stop doing what you think you should be doing (& do what actually Works).

You don’t have to wake up at 6:00 a.m. You don’t have to meditate, or do yoga, or write down five things you’re grateful for. You don’t have to do high-intensity interval training or avoid sugar, gluten, and dairy like the plague. You don’t have to do any of these things to live a well-rounded, joyful, and soul-satisfied life.

Yes, take care of your sweet self—but don’t do what doesn’t fit or isn’t working.

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The Medicine in Easing Off and Taking Space.

The most wonderful and unexpected thing has happened within the last 4 months. After selling my business, moving countries and taking a break from teaching yoga I decided to take some space. Easing off has allowed a buffer zone of sorts. A space to steep, digest and reflect. And then to return with new eyes, a more nourishing perspective and a softer heart. 

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You Can't Be Bad at Yoga. Here's Why:

When people hear I teach yoga I often get responses such as:
“I’m so bad at yoga.”
“I’m not flexible enough to do yoga.”
“I would love to come to class, but I can’t touch my toes.” After getting these types of responses, more than usual lately, there is something I would really like to share.

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When you Shouldn't just Let it Go.

So often in yoga I hear, “Let it go, just let it go, just let everything go.”
Not only do I hear it, as a teacher I use it frequently in my own classes.
It’s easy to say.
It’s not as easy to do.
And it gets easier with practice, it really does.
But through my experience there are times when we shouldn’t just let it go

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