"So, do I think our old normal was working? Absolutely not. But do I see steps toward a “new normal” evolving? Sadly, the answer is also no. It seems now more than ever greed, inequity, exhaustion, depletion and extraction are amplified. I continue to see less boundaries, empathy, and happiness everyday."
Today is #WorldSuicidePreventationDay on the 10th day of #NationalSuicideAwarenessMonth. I've been affected by suicide and mental health in a multitude of ways. I've (unfortunately) known various people who I have lost to suicide; as close to me as my 17-year old cousin to someone I attended high school with. I just learned a few hours [...]
Trust things will get better and that light will be brighter once you see it again.
Today is an extra special day that is close to my heart. Not only is it #WorldMentalHealthDay but my 1-year anniversary of “officially” beginning my passion - teaching yoga! Over the past several years, I had times I was ritually practicing and in turn, conquered milestones I didn’t know were possible. I also have days that [...]
Last night I was going through my photos to find something to inspire people to get on their mats and I come across these: I always talk about the emotional benefits of yoga - even how each pose affects them. But it’s also always important to be aware of how you’re moving your body because [...]
The stigma behind therapy and only needing it when you have been through something traumatic is something that really weighs on my heart. Therapy is often seen as a tool to use when you are "broken" and need to be "fixed." First off, let me point out that we're all "broken." No one is perfect. [...]
I am not a professional and this is not intended to give you any type of professional advice when it comes to your mental health and medication. I am speaking purely from my experience of having been prescribed a lot of medication over the years and know a lot of people who struggle with mental [...]