We all struggle with fear in some form in our lives, even if we don’t consciously recognize it as fear. Sure, stage fright or a fear of heights is easy to identify. But when we judge others, that often stems from fear. Our own insecurities are usually based in fear. And even our procrastination can … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Be Fearless: Learning to Walk with Your Fears
Knowing when overwhelm is starting to creep into my life, and how to handle it when it does, allows me to create ease rather than letting overwhelm run me into the ground. So when I find myself being reactive rather than purposeful, I know it's time to check in and get back on track.
We all feel fears. It's inevitable. But I've learned some ways to use fear to my advantage and I want to share them with you. When I ask my clients (and friends) what their biggest fears are, they generally fall into a few categories: Fear of failure Fear of success Fear of ridicule Fear of … Continue reading Making Fear Your Friend
My yoga practice began to change not just my body, but my mind and my spirit. At some point early in my yoga journey, I'd started standing taller. Shoulders down my back, heart open and head held high, my steps confident and solid. And that was just the beginning.
We rolled out our mats along the walls of the studio, all 35 of us—34 women and one man of varying ages, sizes, shapes and backgrounds—facing one another and the center of the room. And that’s how we started. No introductions, no stories, no preparation. We jumped right in.