Shame: The Swampland of the Soul

Somewhere down the line society has created this unspoken rulebook that seems to outline who is allowed to grief, at what capacity, and for how long.

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Mental Health & Yoga – What’s New?

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 […]

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Life Theme: Find Your Spark

  As I have mentioned before, I choose a theme for my yoga classes every month. I always pick something that resonates with me and that I might be working on personally or have struggled with in the past. The class in particular that I teach has the same flow every time. I could easily […]

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“I Don’t Need Therapy”

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. […]

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HSP: What is it?

A few days ago, I was tagged in a new social media trend “5 Things You Didn’t Know About Me.” Since I tend to be an open book, I found it surprisingly hard to think of some facts no one knew (which I am not sure if this is necessarily a good thing). Mine were […]

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Forgiveness

My alarm goes off at 5:45am this morning, and I instantly hit snooze. The pit is still in my stomach. I don’t want to get out of bed. I don’t want to face the world. The judgment, the shame, the chaos. Reluctantly, I slowly get out of bed, change, and make my way to Corepower. […]

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“The” Photo

I have been looking for this photo since I received the news exactly one year ago… It was a Tuesday morning and I had come back to work from the holidays. I sent an email to my floor at work explaining that you were missing and was hoping they would share this “missing” post via […]

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