No one knows the inner turmoil and torture women often endure around food, eating, and their bodies. No one knows the pain and suffering women of average weight, maybe even thinner than average, bear trying to hide their obsessions, compulsions, and anxiety. Women like you…and me.
Yoga hurt today. I showed up to one of my favorite classes joyful and in pain, back pain, chronic back pain. I grabbed a few of my favorite props, rolled out my mat, and searched for a comfortable position…never to be found…yet showing up was my intention. No pain, no gain…, right?
This week was overwhelmingly busy, demanding, and exhausting, as is most likely the case for most of you. I took today to catch my breath, tie up loose ends, forge ahead with projects and to-do lists, and prepare for the weekend. You know, the usual end-of-week tasks. I did cram in a little self-care and […]
Ever wonder why we carry so much stuff? Look around. Our spaces are packed with stuff. We keep collecting stuff, filling each corner and wall in our homes and offices. We spend what free time we have cleaning, dusting, organizing, arranging, and admiring stuff. We buy stuff, collect stuff, keep stuff, store stuff, bury ourselves […]
It occurred to me today how much we close our hearts…without even knowing it. Perhaps we’re conscious of when we close our hearts…perhaps we’re not. We close our hearts for several reasons.