Why Would You Want to Work With a Meditation Teacher?

I recently announced that I had finished my training and become a meditation teacher. Most of my friends and family were happy and supportive, but I did get a few questions. The most common was: With so many blogs, websites, and apps that can help you meditate, why would I want to pay a teacher Keep Reading

Why Keep a Journal? (Plus: Alternatives If You Hate Writing!)

Everyone tells you to keep a journal these days: therapists, life coaches, self-help and personal development books. They all tout the benefits of keeping one, but the question is: is it really worth it? I think it is. There are numerous benefits to keeping a journal, and since it can be customized to be exactly Keep Reading

Self-Care During a Breakup or Divorce

Self-care is always important, but when you’re going through a breakup or divorce, it might be even more critical. Life is hard enough, and the emotional stress and turmoil of a breakup just makes it worse.Self-care won’t make it all better, but it will help if it’s done correctly. Self-care during a breakup or divorce Keep Reading

Self-Care for the Busy Mom (It’s Not a Joke!)

Too often, we believe that being a good mom means putting everyone ahead of ourselves. The fact is, if we don’t take care of ourselves, we get burnt out. We lose patience and emotional balance and often find ourselves doing things we don’t want to do, like yelling. Self-care for busy moms is neither a Keep Reading

Meditating, Yoga, and Me

As a homeschooling mom of two very free-spirited and strong-willed young men, a freelancer, and the girlfriend of a guy who likes to have spur of the moment dates, being able to relax and go with the flow is important. Unfortunately, if I’m not careful, I can let myself get overwhelmed, and then I need Keep Reading

How Meditation Improves Parenting

I start my day, every single day, with meditation and yoga. I used to make exceptions – if I was tired, or cramping, or sick, or had a lot to do, or traveling. But I no longer make exceptions because the benefits of these two practices are just too wonderful. Meditation is what I’m going Keep Reading