Mom Guilt

Stop feeling guilty about choosing family

It seems like every new mom I’ve talked to in the last month has dropped the term “mom guilt” into conversation like it’s no big deal. It doesn’t end there. When I tell them about something that divides my attention, they throw “mom guilt” on me too. I tense up every time. I truly dislike the word “guilt”. It implies …

Creating Space

Space for change

If you’ve been following my posts lately they have really been a lot about how you can have the life and love you want. The last few weeks for me have been about creating the space I need within my life to allow the good things to flow. I heard the term create space when I started practicing Hot yoga 3 years …

Do I weigh myself everyday?

Over or underweight both have challenges

This is a question that I struggle with as a female, human and as a professional. The scale is a funny thing. It keeps us accountable. It lets us track our changes over the years. It lets us know if we are sick. It makes us feel good about our new health programs but it can also be a mind …

Diet Or Exercise: What’a More Critical To Living A Healthy Life?

healthy eating or fitness

Now you’ll probably think I’m going to give you some diplomatic answer that doesn’t fully answer the question. Almost all health practitioners agree that both need to be addressed for healthy living.  After all, without addressing diet, the benefit of every burpee will be lost. To work you’re tush off in the gym, only to leave and go for a …

What’s Your Worth?

Last week I came across this beautiful picture on facebook. It was of a naked woman giving herself to a skeleton. The clip from the women captioned stating that this was symbolic of how women and all people give themselves freely to others who have nothing to offer back. How after time we all become bone, the life sucked from …

5 Things I Wish I Knew About the Law of Attraction (LOA)

My journey with manifestation began the day I was born much like all of ours does. But I only became mildly aware of what I was brining into my life after my first son was born in 2009. It was then I read a book called the Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. So I had become aware of this concept that …

How Hard Should I Push Myself?

How Do You Know What Your Body Needs? This is something that I’ve struggled with for many years. This is what my clients struggle with. This is what I struggle with as a trainer/ yoga instructor. How do we know how intense to be pushing? How do we know how much is too much? How do we know what’s not enough? …

Action, Action, Action

Action, Action, Action I have been hearing this word over and over again for the past few weeks.  But what does this mean? Webster’s online dictionary defines action as “a thing done, the accomplishment of a thing usually over a period of time, in stages, or with the possibility of repetition.” (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/action) A thing done over time, in stages.. isn’t …

10 Tips For Pure Powerful Living

If you sampled 20 people an asked them what a healthy person does, they’d likely give you 20 different answers and all of them could be correct. Health is a complex, multi-faceted concept. To some it purely means “the absence of disease” and for others it means “living life at your fullest potential”. I side on the second description, even …

Peace, Ease And Gentleness, How To Find Bliss

Peaceful, At Ease and Gentle… I can get to this state quickly when I close my eyes to meditate. Meditation has always come pretty naturally for me.  But once I’m off the mat, things don’t come so naturally. I struggle to remain peaceful, at ease and gentle with myself, my kids and anyone else along the way. So what do these …