Three types of replies…

I recently asked my social sphere about their favorite Random Act of Kindness. It was an innocent request as I had four blank cards I was hoping to fill with some inspired tasks. I received three types of responses: A sharing from their perspective as a giver of RAK, a few remarks about not kissing …

You are what you eat. Including Roundup :-(

Soap box rant or another one of my inspired moments. You choose but I feel a desire to express because so many of us are struggling. Over the last 20 years I've progressively had more and more inflammatory symptoms leading to an array of diagnoses and medical advice that has had one thing in common: That …

Enheartenment and Loving Dogs

What I’ve learned from loving dogs:  From Lulu I learned to see my inherent goodness. Through her eyes, I could see my essence of love, my birthright. She was the most beautiful mirror. And wow, it sure broke my heart to lose her by my side. Lu came to me when I was in a …

Rice Pudding – Ayurveda inspired

Ingredients 1 cup water 2 tablespoons ghee ½ cup basmati rice 4 cups whole organic A2 milk 1-1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 25 drops (to taste) SweetLeaf Valencia Orange flavored sweetener Toasted coconut Directions Rinse the rice and soak in water for 2-3 hours. Drain the rice and on medium heat saute in the ghee for 3-4 minutes, …

Peace Practice

When we practice yoga, we are shifting our nervous systems to a state of rest. From this place is where peace and joy and authenticity arise...our natural, loving presence. From an unnatural state stuck in the “on” position is where confusion happens. We cannot see our way out. It’s like a maze we keep winding …

Fierce Love

Sisters. Brothers. Read on, please. Half of you will love this; half of you will hate this. Either way, we all seem to be affected deeply by another’s opinion, another’s point of view. But we don’t step away and ask why…we just project our personal and ‘right’ point of view in a way that shames …

Transformation

It was hard to get on my mat today... And I'm the one in front of the room. For many years, I've turned away from the external influencers, the media, minding my own business, fanning the flames of my own heart and tending to my transformation. Now the world begs me to bear witness, to let my …

Nervous System Reset

Something I offer that you may be unaware of is a personalized restorative yoga experience that is designed to allow you to unwind accumulated physical, mental and emotional tension.  It's a very personal experience and clients report to me they find it profoundly therapeutic. For the next few weeks, earn a chance to experience your …

Bhante Yogavacara Rahula

The Meditation Circle of Charleston (WV) is pleased to host a visit to Charleston and Huntington, W.Va., by the globe-trotting American-born Buddhist monk Bhante Yogavacara Rahula. (‘Bhante’ — BON-tay — is an honorific akin to ‘Reverand.’) Below is our tentative schedule for his visit, subject to modifications as we get closer. But we wanted to put the …