We are all made of stories. The stories we tell ourselves, the stories we tell others, and the stories of memory that get altered over time—deepening grooves in our psyche and transforming our personality. I recently attended a workshop where I told stories and listened to many other’s tales too. We are all story tellers… [...]
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I was feeling stuck, mostly on the inner. I was having a difficult time making decisions (big and small). I was ready to release a very challenging relationship. I was tired of hearing myself complain about the same things. Can you relate to any of this? And, when I booked in for a trim with [...]
In this episode I talk about my experience at the Vancouver Marathon, which I expect isn’t a typical reaction to a marathon… I also share about some highlights from my recent trip to teach at the Toronto Yoga Conference. But what you might be most interested in is how to do your own Ayurvedic spring [...]
It’s so true. The world truly needs and desires for you to be in your alignment with who you came to this planet to be. When you’re not living from this place life won’t feel right; you’ll be in struggle, you’ll feel lack, you may have health problems, and you won’t be content. In [...]
...And I'm raw, vulnerable and apparently have a potty mouth sometimes (so, put on some headphones if you've got little one's around). I speak from my heart with full transparency here and I'm going to keep showing up in this way on this podcast. This come-back-podcast was totally spontaneous and inspired. One of [...]
You may have been brought up thinking that you should be able to do all of the vigorous activity that you normally do while on your menstrual cycle. Remember high school gym class?! And those tampon commercials encouraging women to bike and swim and not miss a beat...? I'm all for women feeling strong, [...]
A client asked me last week if I had a Valentine... My response jumped out of my mouth, "Just me!" It wasn't a canned response at all and there wasn't an air of sadness about this fact. The truth is, I've come to honour, respect, and appreciate myself more than ever. I love who [...]