Show Up For Yourself

Show Up For Yourself

A few weeks ago I shared some inspiration from Baron Baptiste: “Come as you are, not as you think you should be.” The idea is that growth — maybe even more growth — can come from allowing, rather than pushing. I think a lot of us really...
Come As You Are

Come As You Are

“Come as you are, not as you what you think you should be,” Baron Baptiste says. What a concept. Baptiste, an international yoga leader whose practice is quite powerful, says that growth can come from allowing. In fact, more growth can come from allowing. For most of...
Imperfectly Onward

Imperfectly Onward

As you may know, I Iove to chant. Chanting helped me to develop a whole new relationship with my voice. It introduced me to a new kind of creativity. It gave me another avenue to bliss. I feel completely at home using my voice this way. What you may not know, is that...
Where the Universe Put Me

Where the Universe Put Me

Yesterday I helped graduate six new 500-hr Kripalu teachers. As I looked down the hallway outside the Sunset Room and heard the excited whispers of anticipation, saw the last-minute hugs of congratulation, the expressions of shared affection and experience, I thought...
Zucchini Brownies

Zucchini Brownies

This recipe (ever-so-slightly tweaked from Wholesome Yum’s) is delicious, gluten-free, low in sugar, super easy to make, and — it even has vegetables in it! Don’t tell, but it reminds me of a very popular, decadent, expensive, flourless chocolate...
THIS is Grief?

THIS is Grief?

In a perfect world, today’s blog post would have gone out last week, but Friday was the one-year anniversary of Dad’s passing. (I marked the occasion by backing my car, full force, into David’s—a costly moment of mindlessness.) With the loss of both Mom and Dad...