My Spiritual Awakening Process – Burn, baby, burn!

Woman Rising From The Fire

  Spiritual Awakening Process Today is a good day to die.  Today I welcome death with wide open arms, heart exposed, face to sky.  Not the release of this physical form kind of death, but the dying and rebirth of the Phoenix:  flames, smoke and grey ashes transformed into radiant multicolored winged beauty ready to …

Loving What Is – A Lesson in How Yoga Works

How Yoga Works - Self Love

  A Lesson in How Yoga Works I can recall in luminous detail the moment I fell in love with life – and discovered how yoga works. It was a cold, wet Monday evening in October, one of those San Francisco Bay Area days of half-hearted drizzle that perfectly mirrored my emotional world. I was …

10 Steps to Gratitude

a hanging heart ornament with stamped words I am grateful.

  I’ve been conducting in my life lately.  I’ve been conducting an experiment with my life lately. The moment I come to awareness in the morning from my night of sleep, I make a choice:  Gratitude? or Not Gratitude? On those days I choose gratitude, I wake up and before I open my eyes, I …

Being Present in the Moment: Finding Presence Through Radical Self Care

Being Present in the Moment: Finding Presence Through Radical Self Care

Being Present in the Moment I was sitting with a client reflecting how she looked much more relaxed and at peace with herself than when we started our work together months before. I explained that she felt more present with me and more open, that her body looked softer and her eyes had a sparkle …