Philosophy, Smart Move, Yoga

5 Tips for Finding the Right Yoga Teacher for YOU

From exercise to lifestyle to philosophy, yoga is a dense umbrella of information. Ask most people and they'll say, "I LOVE yoga." Cool. But what does that really entail? Finding a great yoga class for yourself can be as hard as finding the perfect pair of jeans. Here are a few things to look for… Continue reading 5 Tips for Finding the Right Yoga Teacher for YOU

Neurology, Philosophy, Smart Move

You Really CAN Prevent Falls

Take a deep breath. This is a touchy one. Talking falls is uncomfortable but taking a fall has a far steeper consequence. Falls contribute to a rapid health decline in people over 65 and older and 2/3 of people who fall once, will fall again within 6 months. I'm not here to scare you with… Continue reading You Really CAN Prevent Falls

Body work, habit change, Healing, Neurology, Philosophy, Smart Move

Happy Feet | Introduction

Welcome to Happy Feet A guide to minimal footwear and how to transition If you have ever wondered what people wore before Nikes and stilettos, you are already on the right track. If you have ever wondered how the foot really works and how it might affect your body, you have found the right blog… Continue reading Happy Feet | Introduction

habit change, Healing, Philosophy, Smart Move

Your Past is Your Path

(Photo by Caleb Jones on Unsplash) We are a goals-based, forward-moving, high-achieving species. Period. From technology to science to humanitarian efforts we are constantly pushing forward in pursuit of positive growth. On a personal level we set fitness, family, and financial goals and generally invest in personal growth. We are well on our way to… Continue reading Your Past is Your Path

Healing, Personal thoughts, Philosophy, Smart Move

And then what?

Fear-setting is the new goal-setting. Made popular by Tim Ferriss, fear-setting is based on ideals of Stoic Philosophy and is essentially the practice of objective reasoning in the face of adversity. By being objective to our fears, potential for failure, and worst case scenarios, we make room for success. Or simply stated, "The impediment to… Continue reading And then what?

Philosophy, RPY, Yoga

Reduce plastics, reduce guilt

Every time I toss away a piece of plastic, I have a pang of guilt. This haunting voice comes into my head saying, "That cup will outlast the next 5 generations of your family on this Earth." Yikes! I know, that sounds dramatic but it's totally true! Check this out: It's time to start being… Continue reading Reduce plastics, reduce guilt

Healing, Philosophy, RPY, Yoga

On wholeheartedness

To quote Syl Carson at Bodhi Yoga, "Wholeheartedness - marked by unconditional commitment, unstinting devotion, or unreserved enthusiasm. A word that expresses better what mindfulness as a technical term means; that you respond to every situation from your center, honest inner intent - from your heart - that you listen with your heart to every… Continue reading On wholeheartedness

Healing, Philosophy, Smart Move

Recipe for Burn Out

I'm going to spare you the anecdotal crap you normally have to dig through upon finding recipes online. No one cares how your Aunt's toe surgery is related to your pumpkin spice (GF) muffins. So here it is! 3 lines of text later. Your best-of-Pinterest, ultimate recipe for burn out. Any substitutions or recipe additions… Continue reading Recipe for Burn Out

Healing, Philosophy, RPY

Afternoons with Ann

Follow truth and it will guide you. My friend Ann and I are pretty different. She's got 6 kids, I'm barely married. She's tall, blonde and blue eyed, I'm small and dark. She has a strong, deep religious background, and this one time I attended a church-y thing. However, Ann and I see each other's… Continue reading Afternoons with Ann