A Gift for You

How are you feeling? Physically, yes…but emotionally, too…how are you?  It’s an odd time, isn’t it?  Parts of our lives are slowing down (more of us staying home, limiting interaction with others) and other parts (the numbers and updates, new ways of doing work and school) change daily.  It’s a lot to contend with, I know. [...]

Ten Things

Ten things, right now... 1.   Kathleen Edwards on Pandora 2.   Iced peppermint tea 3.   Tank top, cuffed jeans, bare feet 4.   Loose and relaxed muscles...I just did a little yoga 5.   Sunshine out the window...though we were expecting rain 6.   My daughter crunching on a Pink Lady apple 7.   Yellowing leaves [...]

:: Noticing the Moments ::

Taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: freshly baked bread…I'm sure I've written about this before, but really and truly, it brings me back to center…each and every time :: time spent with friends :: hot water with lemon most mornings…lemon and words are a combination that's working for me lately :: also working [...]

stillness within movement

not every morning...because sometimes i feel the need to sleep any extra minutes that i can...but most mornings, i bring myself to my yoga mat.  the first thing i do is sit very still...eyes closed...and breathe.  breathing, whether consciously practiced while sitting or consciously coordinated with yoga poses, is powerful. noting the breath moving through [...]

{52 photo projects…nourish}

joining bella's 52 photo projects... the prompt for this week was a choice of prompts re-visited from past weeks.  i chose week 1...nourish.   most mornings find me sitting on these blankets, eyes closed, breathing deeply.  after a short pranayama practice, i move through a few yoga poses.  gently...because i'm generally still sleepy.  there are [...]

clarity

clarity.  as defined by merriam-webster, clarity is the quality or state of being clear. finishing my yoga practice yesterday morning, i sat with eyes closed, hands held in front of my heart.  i sat in stillness, allowing a word - an intention - to come to me.  i do this most days.  it's a practice that i find brings me [...]