Life Balance

guest blog with Jane Dutra-Salemi When our older kids were younger, we were happiness-rich, but money-poor. Out of necessity, we needed to create for our family a holiday season that was built upon experiences and family togetherness instead of monetary things. We didn’t know it then,...

The past few months I have been reading books and listening to loads podcasts on habit change science. Yes, it is a science and it’s fascinating stuff. Today I listened to a super cool podcast with BJ Fogg, a behavior scientist and author of Tiny Habits....

Living in the digital age has its upside for sure. On one hand we are more globally connected and have more entertainment, information and conversation at our finger tips then at any time in history. The average American checks their devise about 157 times per...

“There is more to life than merely increasing its speed” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Like all things in nature, we have an inherent rhythm that moves within us. The most obvious example is the rhythm of our heartbeat. I love Ayurveda because its wisdom is rooted deep...

As I stretched out on my mat this morning I realized how much I love yoga; my mat, the ritual of my practice, the breath, the flow of the poses and, of course, savasana. I realized yoga makes me happy — like “a little kid...

  I feel it often and hear it a lot from my students and clients: the desire for more time. Do you catch yourself saying things like “I wish I had more time”, “There’s not enough time to get it all done”, “If only I had...

Surrendering is a difficult thing for me. Giving up control. Letting go of the expectations surrounding a certain outcome and instead allowing the moment to unfold. I think this is true for many people. It all comes down to fear of the unknown and the...