Feeling Off? Don’t Worry. It’s Going Around…

  So…have you noticed that there’s kind of an energetic sh*tstorm going on? If you have, rest assured that it’s going around… It’s easy sometimes to get tunnel vision and give in to the belief that we’re the only ones feeling the way we’re feeling. Especially when we have any of the following symptoms of this unprecedented […]

Sunday Funday

  Is there anything more sacred than a Sunday morning? Sleeping in (my baby slept til ten today. Cue the Hallelujah Chorus), nowhere to be, wearing comfy pajamas until dinner time. I hope you use this day to get clear on what you’d like to manifest this week. All astrological signs point to reevaluating our […]

Writing Challenge, Day 6 – anxiety shmansmiety

  Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days – Kris Carr My seven year old daughter is a highly sensitive kid who struggles occasionally with anxiety. It was a hard thing for me to realize. It pains me a bit to even say it. Not because it bothers me that […]

A Thank You Note to my (Messy) Single Self

Single Erin was a Hot Mess. If you knew me then, you are probably nodding. Disastrous relationships, lots of flitting about between jobs, friends, geographic locales, nervous breakdowns, a perpetually messy house… Actually, there’s a likelihood that I’ve yet to live down this particular moniker and in light of the fact that there are many more […]

How to Throw the Perfect Party for One

  Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement. Alice Koller December 29th, 2013   The last of the family left yesterday after a raucous, amazing, fun-filled […]

Playlist Thursday – My Holiday Picks

I’ve waited long enough!!   Although I’ve previously mentioned my holiday love on this website, I’ve never been a start-carols-on-December-first kinda gal until this year. Maybe it’s because it’s my first Christmas with my husband, or perhaps because we get to spend the holidays with both of our families. Maybe it’s because last Christmas was […]

An Oasis for the Heart – The Joy of Heart Yoga Retreat with Karuna and Paul Erickson

I attended a workshop The Joy of Heart Yoga this weekend at my home studio with Karuna and Paul Erickson. I’d been at a really…stuck place with my own practice and it had been months, I am sad to say, since I last attended the studio class of another teacher. I’ve been expecting more, quicker advancement out […]