Cabin in the woods during the winter.

The Winter Slog: Finding Your Light

Emily Dickson once observed that “April is the hardest month”, but for me, February ranks right up there. Cabin fever has set in at my house, and shorter fuses, irritability and impatience seem to be more the norm than the exception. It is hard to stay bright and open on these cold, long, dark days. The above quote has always …

Power of Community

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one”. – Jane Howard   I just made a major change in my yoga studio.  I made the decision to reduce the size of the yoga space so I could build an office for my …

5 Tips Every Yoga Teacher Needs to Know: Reflections from a Psychologist (and Yoga Teacher)

This blog post is one in a series on a blog tour for yoga teachers who want to get more impact from their private yoga teaching and find ways to generate a sustainable income. We are so very grateful to be a part of Kate Connell’s Yoga Teacher Blog Tour. Follow along on social media using hashtag #yogateachertour. Yesterday’s stop …

Getting Hooked and Practicing Detachment

I have watched myself get “hooked” a lot in the past week.  Hooked by certain people, certain words directed my way, certain slow moving children when we are already running late, certain tense environments where I literally feel the anger and unspoken words.  I am sensitive, and tend to feel everything, including the emotions of others and the energy of …