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 [...]