know the difference

Nora, Ru and I are in the carpool line waiting for AM drop-off to begin. BRRRRRRRRRRIIIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGGGG Morning bell rings. Cars start up. Almost time to inch forward. “Oh no!!!!!” 7 year old Nora shrieks, “My water bottle wasn’t closed all the way!!!!!!!!!!!” She’s digging through her backpack, pulling stuff out. Dripping gloves, sopping purple crushed velvet […]

this made me laugh…

Not gonna’ lie, things are rocky in the valley of people-whom-I-love right now. And I’m tripping over the rocks left and right. Clues abound reflecting the obvious. Clue #1: No appetite for Rachel last night. At all. (Softening #1: Made ojas milk – similar to this one from Kripalu – to ground, nourish, and just-because it tasted […]

won’t you be my neighbor?

When we look out at nature, we’re looking at a mirror of ourselves. We’re looking at ourselves. Yoga also gives us this gift. The gift of a mirror to see ourselves. A mirror through the body in movement, the mind in philosophy, and the heart in meditation. Yoga’s sister science of Ayurveda gives us this […]

my friend told me to do it…

What’s that? A crazy beautiful sky my friend saw after our walk yesterday morning. Why does it matter? Because it’s up there. (And confirms that August in NC isn’t all Hades-hell-fire-kinda-miserable.) How do you see it? Pause. Look up. Pause. Welcome home. It’s nice to be with you for this moment. Take good care, Rachel

sizzlin’ summertime reset

I’m trying to focus and it’s not going so well. My mind is a butterfly. Or a bumblebee. Or some insect way more frizzy-busy and way less goal focused. bzzzzzzzzzzz…. splat. (ugh. Just hit a window. Get up and go again…) My kiddos went back to school today. It’s been a rockin’ sprint summer from our […]

to hurt and to heal

Joy. It is most apparent to me in the work that we do on ourselves. And the results that we see. “I feel that with the physical, spiritual, and internal growth that you have helped me with, it will help me continue to get better and feel better. This feeling of somewhat normal feels AMAZING! […]