Thank You – A Mantra for This Tuesday

I'm in month eight of a year-long yoga teacher training program and aside from helping me become more Zen, I'm learning loads and discovering much about myself. One discovery: I don't want to teach. I want to share. My goal next year after I'm certified is to share the lessons I've learned through yoga. As… Continue reading Thank You – A Mantra for This Tuesday

Things to Help Be Zen: Reiki Healing

If you read my last post, you'll know I was seeing red and smoking like a chimney. My anger was like a time bomb settled deep in my chest. I was aware of the weight, aware of its presence, but it was too big for me to get out myself, it had nothing left to… Continue reading Things to Help Be Zen: Reiki Healing

Things to Help You be Zen: Herbalism

With her expert status and as one of the most Zen mamas I know, I asked her to grant me an interview. She graciously accepted and our Q&A session is below. For more on what to do with the plants she mentions, read her book recommendation at the end (she lent me her copy, and it's good).

Things to Help Be Zen: CBD Oil

Kono Naturals, though, is local for me, and I'd already had a chance to try their product. I found out too, that they were available for purchase in some local shops, which is how I prefer to shop. Not that I don't shop online, but when I can I like to support local and have face-to-face interaction. So I ran to one of the co-ops nearby and picked up my own bottle of citrus-flavored CBD oil to add to tea at home.

Empathy ≠ Compassion

I'm a big fan of coaches. Life coaches, health coaches, career coaches, yoga coaches, etc. After almost two-and-a-half years of therapy, I was tired of examining the past and at the right time, two fantastic coaches entered my life. My career coach explained to me the difference between therapy and coaching was exactly that. Therapy focuses on your past and coaching focuses on your present to future.