Yoga has been with me for almost as long as I can remember. My parents, true hippies of their generation, were trying to learn yoga and meditation. We practiced as a family for some time. After a few attempts, it fell away from daily practice. I, however, kept it up for some reason. It wasn’t… Continue reading Guest Post: Yoga and My Mental Illness by Michelle Daoust
Slowly but surely, I’m coming more into my own. After years of abusive relationships telling me how I should look, sound, spend my time, making me feel bad about my hobbies or my taste in music, or even the way I practiced the same religion,
Winter punched. Me. In. The. Face. After a tumultuous and shocking Thanksgiving, a busy Christmas, and a bone-chilling New Years, my body and my mind shut down.
While the New Year brings new things, it’s also a time to release old things or things that no longer serve you. Perhaps you’ll want to declutter the home, start a new job, or start a new semester in school.
There are plenty of posts out there that say something like “Slay 2018!” or “Make 2018 the Best Year Ever with Just 5 Easy Steps.” There’s nothing necessarily wrong with these posts, but that’s not this post. It’s not about how you can improve your chakras but rearranging your room and painting your room pink,… Continue reading Help Others This New Year – Meditation Video
As a small child, I remember wanting to be blonde like the other little girls. Partly it was because my curly hair was unruly and was painful to comb out, but it was mostly because the other girls possessed the traits that I believed to be truly beautiful. Their skin was fair, their hair was… Continue reading Being Okay with How I Look
This past weekend, my husband and I celebrated our one year anniversary. It doesn’t feel like it’s been that long at all. We’ve experienced a lot through this year, some of it not so much fun, but we’ve been able to get through it.