I attended a two-hour Chakra Vinyasa™ workshop with Simon Park this morning at Prana Yoga. He’s been doing mini-workshops all weekend, but in the interest of balance I decided to … Continue reading Week 24 Review: Old Lessons Made New
Silk base layer Yoga pants Wicking long-sleeved running shirt (with zipper at the neck) Fleece vest Brand-new pink insulating layer with zipper vents that could double as outer layer (breathable … Continue reading Ready to Ski
I’ve decided I don’t do well without a focus, and that apparently “fun” isn’t focus enough for me. I like fun, I just think I do better getting to it … Continue reading Going Soft
Why did I go with my children to two birthday parties today when I’ve just said recently that I don’t want to go to too many parties? My best guess … Continue reading Yes, As a Matter of Fact, Overanalyzing Things is Quite Fun for Me
Finally, time for a little fun! Not only is December all about parties and celebrations, but it’s also my birth month. All of my life, I’ve looked forward to December … Continue reading December is Fun Month!
Here I am jumping into November with as much enthusiasm as I can muster! I’m excited for this month’s resolutions, but I’m also greeting them with some trepidation as they’re … Continue reading November: Writing Month Kick-Off!
Last night I followed two of my commandments: Risk Looking Silly, and If It’s Worth Doing, It’s Worth Doing Poorly. First I side-stepped my inner perfectionist by finally framing and … Continue reading Compromising with Gravity
In Ariel Gore’s Bluebird: Women and the New Psychology of Happiness is a chapter entitled, “if you’re hokey and you know it, clap your hands,” in which Gore explores the … Continue reading Gratitude and the Modern Homemaker
I went to a step aerobics class last night. Last night was the second class I’ve taken in 7+ years, when I used to take step classes twice a week … Continue reading Maybe It’s Working?
I blame middle school. Before middle school, I remember being fairly confident. Then between 5th and 6th grade we moved from San Diego, California, to Fairborn, Ohio, and with that … Continue reading Risk Looking Silly