Getting Started

It's Monday! I say that with enthusiasm and vigor and overall happiness today. I've been reading Gretchen Rubin's Better Than Before and it's making a huge impact on the way that I approach things. This is something she calls the Lightning Bolt effect....when something just happens out of the blue because of something you read/watched/heard/saw …

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Workout Wednesday #11 – Sun Salutations

I bet you thought I forgot about you....I haven't, but I have missed "chatting" with you this week. I promise more to come! But, for today, let's workout... You may or may not remember a long time ago on the blog when I started talking about wanting to do a Spartan Race some day. I …

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Meditation Monday #34 – How to Meditate: The Four Aims of Life (Artha)

The second Purushartha is a complicated one in yoga. The reason being that so many people believe that yogis are akin to St. Francis of Assisi....renouncing wealth, giving up all worldly possessions, and communing with nature. However, yoga doesn't ask us to be martyrs nor saints. Instead, yoga says that we should aim for Artha …

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Workout Wednesday #7 – Breathing for Optimal Performance

Do you know how to breathe? Way back last fall I asked you to take notice of your breath in the first Mini Movie Monday post. If you haven't watched that video....you may want to. Breathing is essential to our daily life and especially to our performance as athletes and fitness enthusiasts. This Runner's World …

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Meditation Monday #30 – My Best Body: A Happiness Project

I've been reading Gretchen Rubin's Happiness Project book this year. I haven't quite finished it yet and that's why you haven't been privileged to a Fave Reads Friday post on the book yet. But, I thought that it was time for me to define my own Happiness Project. The book has been very inspiring in …

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