Thank you to the stranger who reminded me of this short, but sweet lesson on judging others.
Writing about yoga isn't my usual cup of tea, but I've had such a great experience with managing my chronic pain with yin yoga that I wanted to share my insight with anyone going through chronic pain as well. Here's the guest post originally published on the Journey Junkie-- written by me & edited by the Journey Junkie's amazing blogger, Allie! Check out her blog ASAP if you love yoga & traveling. She breaks yoga down for the everyday person and creates a fun, loving community for all her yogi followers! “Your pain is in all your head.” If you’ve ever...
“Women are capable of levels of emotional intensity that no other creature can attain, real destructive anger and real life giving love come from the same place in us. So if you’re easily frightened, stay home.” This is how Mike (my husband) might describe me when men are creepily scaring at me, following me around, or being socially awkward animals gouging me with unnecessary hunting energy. He says I’ve probably scared some guys into never being creeps again or even never hitting on a girl again. I both laugh at that statement and cringe at it. It’s funny because I...
I had a really proud aunt moment when my nephew showed me his first sign of being a foodie (or maybe it's wishful thinking). He's obsessed with bread, goldfish, and everything else I cringe at him eating, but I'm not worried. I used to be a picky eater and look at me now. I'll pretty much eat anything and everything except for large fried crickets in Thailand. While he was eating bread & goldfish, he combined the two! He showed me how he did it by making a hole in the bread and adding a goldfish. He described the texture...
Today, I'm taking a break from blogging to share with you a piece of my heart: a letter to my dad, a man I never got to know but miss and love every day. Love knows no bounds in connecting from one human to another or even from one life to the unknown. Dear Appa, It’s been quite some time since I last saw you— 24 years to be exact— and that time was at your funeral. I’ve been told that at your funeral, at the age of 2 1/2, I asked if you were sleeping and that made your...
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