Welcome 2019

Happy New Year!  Here we come 2019. How are those resolutions? I quit setting New Years resolutions a few years ago after reading the dismal research that only 6% of resolutions are kept. Despite not writing down formal things I want to fix or change, a new year always feels optimistic to me – a chance for a fresh start …

Man and women's hands in the shape of a heart over lady's pregnant belly.

Empowered Pregnancy Summit

  While many woman love being pregnant, it was a struggle for me.  The changes in my body, the rush of hormones, the intense emotions, the fears….it was all so intense! Despite diligently preparing for each birth, none of them went the way I imagined, requiring me to work with disappointment and ultimately acceptance.  I had friends also sharing in …

Dr. Yoga Momma prayer pose (2)

My Meditation Journey (thus far…)

It was 20 years ago I was first introduced to meditation while on internship at the University of Miami cancer center.  I was required to attend daily meditation over the noon hour.  At first, all I noticed was my racing mind, impatience, and annoyance that I wasn’t spending my lunch break in the warm sun.  Within a few weeks, however, …