October 10, 2019

It’s been a wee while since I’ve posted anything on this blog. I’ve blinked and summer disappeared. Late summer also seems to have come and gone in a flash, even though technically we’re still in this season. The nights are drawing in and thing...

July 15, 2019

I’m having an interesting summer so far this year. I haven’t slid into summer completely burnt out from the flurry of finishing off a semester and academic year, but I have just finished a year-long training course. So while I do need some rest...

April 16, 2019

Have you heard yet that spring is here? I’d be quite surprised if you haven’t. As I’m becoming more mindful – and as I study seasonal yoga – I find myself noticing patterns in what’s happening in the world around me. So, much like I noticed the...

February 14, 2019

At this time of year, if you’re like me, your thoughts probably turn to love. Or, if you’re paying attention to advertising, your thoughts will likely turn to chocolate, flowers, gifts and/or holidays for your loved one. This is one time of yea...

June 1, 2018

So last time I wrote, I resolved to take my practice off the mat – to see where focusing on the balance between doing and being would take me when I’m not in the yoga studio. And the first thing I’ll tell you is it’s not that easy!

My favourite...

April 13, 2018

It can be quite a struggle at times, being.  Ask anyone I’ve ever worked with before.  They could tell you without a doubt that I’m a ‘do’-er'; I’m most comfortable when I have my list of things to do along with the time and space to get things...

January 17, 2018

I started intentionally expressing gratitude about 18 months ago.  I had read quite a bit about coping with stress and increasing happiness and people say that expressing gratitude is good for you in a number of ways (including decreasing stres...

November 6, 2017

Almost a year ago now I was at a conference in London.  Well, they called it a “forum” and it was about improving student well-being in terms of physical and mental health. (What can I say?  This is the kind of thing I’m interested in!)  Anyway...

September 20, 2017

It is a time of change in our household.  While our household is small, it is usually full – full of love, full of laughter and nonsense, full of food and, my husband would probably remind me, full of shoes and clothes.  So, I am lucky.  I get...

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