The possibility of an easier pregnancy

I am seven months pregnant with my first baby. This is the first time I've been pregnant and I'll be 34 when I have this kid. I'm happy to be older having a baby because I've had a chance to do many things and grow stronger physically, mentally, and emotionally. I think these things have … Continue reading The possibility of an easier pregnancy

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The power of goodbye

There can be a real fear in letting go of something or someone you have held for a long time because you don't know if you will ever find it again or be alone forever. There's a real comfort in our bad habits that end up becoming learned behavior. We really get upset because we … Continue reading The power of goodbye

Studying ‘A Course In Miracles’

The Course in Miracles lesson for yesterday and today are similar. They involve vision due to the strong positive nature of the words. Today's lesson is: "God is in everything I see because God is in my mind." Yesterday was: "God is in everything I see."To practice the lessons, you are just supposed to look … Continue reading Studying ‘A Course In Miracles’

First Advanced Bikram Yoga Class

Sometimes all it takes is someone to believe in you to get you motivated to do something you never thought you could do.  I have had the pleasure of practicing under a great instructor, Nicole, at my Scottsdale, AZ Bikram studio who encouraged me to go to Advanced class. I read that Advanced class is for teachers … Continue reading First Advanced Bikram Yoga Class

The Ayurvedas and Banana-Honey Granola Bars

In practicing Bikram Yoga consistency for over three years, I have unintentionally learned so much about the body. You hear teachers say things like Prahna, Chi, Third eye, and Life force energy. When I first started practicing I was just like, okay, whatever, I'm here to stretch and sweat, but it rubs off on you and it … Continue reading The Ayurvedas and Banana-Honey Granola Bars

Put Yourself Through The Fire

There's an amazing quote that I've heard Bikram Yoga instructors say often in class which is "put yourself through the fire and no one can touch you." Today I apply that to my current condition which has totally humanized me: a nice little cold. I am human but unlike many humans who take medicine to … Continue reading Put Yourself Through The Fire