Asanas and Aids for Period Pain

Asanas and Aids for Period Pain

If you have a period like me, you'll know that we've all been there...bed or couch-ridden, unable to reach peak productivity due to those extra-crampy days of one's menstrual cycle. And though menstrual cramping isn't completely avoidable -- I've come to find there are a few things that help. This post compiles a lists of [...]

Pursuit of a Zero-Waste Period

Pursuit of a Zero-Waste Period

This probably comes without surprise, but I have a period. It comes every month, whether I like it or not. With its ever-persistent frequency, it got me thinking about what I choose to put (or not put) into my body each month, and how my monthly cycle adds to my personal contribution to the environment. [...]

gettin’ my sleep together

gettin’ my sleep together

As an Ennegram type 3 (The Achiever), I'm constantly looking for the most productive way to utilize my day. Just recently I took a "Vision Day" of sorts to map out the remainder of the year, and to determine what lifestyle choices I'd like to hone-in on over the next 9 months. A good friend [...]

socially conscious living: what’s wellness got to do with it?

socially conscious living: what’s wellness got to do with it?

About this time last year, I was super burnt out. After nearly 4 years in full-time ministry, my heart, my body, and my soul was for lack of better word -- DONE. I’ve shared briefly about this in little blurbs on Instagram posts, and have even mentioned it a couple times in past blogposts, but [...]

Intro to Partnerships: Skylar

Intro to Partnerships: Skylar

I’m an evangelist. Always have been, probably always will be. And not necessarily in the religious sense of the word – though I have had my fair share of experience in evangelical ministry; but more so in my inherent enthusiasm for the things I love, and my desire to share that enthusiasm with others. All [...]

My Journey Toward Healthy Body Image

My Journey Toward Healthy Body Image

This past week was NEDA (National Eating Disorder Awareness) Week, where those who have struggled with eating disorders or embracing healthy body image have shared their stories publicly across various social media platforms. This year’s NEDA Week theme has been captioned #ComeAsYouAre , where folks share images with words and captions stating a few things [...]

What I’ve Learned at the Halfway Point in Yoga Teacher Training

About 3 months ago I started a CYT (Certified Yoga Teacher) 200+ hour training, and am about halfway through the 6-month long program. Throughout this time I've been getting lots of questions from friends, fellow yogis, and family about my experience thus far. Whether you're considering beginning or deepening your own personal practice, or just [...]