Category Archives: It’s All Yoga

Called to Action

I am being called to action. It was a whisper in my ear. Now it has grown so much louder  that it’s drowning out my fear. I am being pulled to action. There’s a tugging on my heart.  An aching … Continue reading

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Emotional Roller Coaster 

I’ve been thinking a lot about roller coasters lately. I used to love them when I was younger. Everything about them.  The anticipation of waiting on line, zigging and zagging through the metal bars with friends and strangers. Sometimes waiting … Continue reading

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Skip, Joyfully

When was the last time you did something for the pure joy of it? With no goal in mind? With no other intention?  This morning in the yoga studio, the teacher asked us to remember how it felt to ride … Continue reading

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Sharing the Darkness

My deep love of music has been saving me since I was a child. It made the good times lighter and brighter, and it carried me through some of my darkest days.  The artists that I was most drawn to … Continue reading

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Growth and Freedom

‘Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”  Viktor Frankl Life is nothing more than stimulus and response. For every action … Continue reading

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Leaning In 

All through my recovery I have relied on deep breathing practices to keep me calm and focused and grounded in the moment. My breath is like a well. As I inhale deeply, I lower the bucket down to the bottom. … Continue reading

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Phantom Nipples

I have phantom nipples. They get hard when I get chilly. I can feel them from the inside. The feeling registers in my brain. And I still have boobs. I can feel them from the inside. The tightening sensation of … Continue reading

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