Keeping the “Cool” in Back to School

Keeping the “Cool” in Back to School

This week I am happy to introduce Jan MacKenzie, MA, as my guest blogger. This time of year, as we say goodbye to summer and buckle down into fall, is a time of many transitions and avenues for stress. Getting back into the school mindset is at the top of the list for...
Happy Fall!

Happy Fall!

Dear Reader, Today is the first day of fall. The fact that summer is over makes me feel (using a surfer term here) wonky — here comes a wave that is hard to read and challenging to ride. On the one hand there is the beauty and freshness that autumn brings, and...
Totally Eclipsed

Totally Eclipsed

PROFOUND. OTHERWORLDLY. AWESOME. HUMBLING. CRAZY. WHOA. There’s no way I could get through this week without writing about the Total Eclipse of the Sun 2017.  We here in Michigan only got a tiny taste of it, and yet all who viewed it felt somehow transformed. I...
Breathing to Connect

Breathing to Connect

As I contemplated my theme for my yoga classes this week, it was difficult not to feel overwhelmed (once again) by the deep hurt, fear, anger and separation permeating our country and world. Where do we go from here? How do we pick up the pieces and find a way to move...
Going for It!

Going for It!

Welcome to my new adventure! I have been working on gaining the courage to throw myself into the blogging world and today is the day. I am admittedly a little nervous with that “butterflies in my gut” kind of feeling. I am acutely aware of my biggest...