The next Yoga for Anxiety series starts soon!Read More
Sleep is such an important part of our life...and unfortunately, it is one of the first aspects to suffer when we experience stress, anxiety, transitions, a new baby, depression, trauma, chronic pain, a fluctuation in hormones...and the list goes on. Fortunately, yoga offers tools to help us fall asleep at night, fall back asleep if we wake up in the middle of the night, and lower overall stressRead More
Are you noticing more irritability, frustration, and difficulty being productive and creative this summer? Chances are, you’re not alone; these things go with the territory as the temperature rises (and I know whereof I speak, writing this in the sweltering heat of August in Austin, Texas).Read More
I will be offering my next yoga workshop on Saturday, August 30th. During this workshop, we will do two different yoga sequences and look at tools and concepts related to ahimsa (non-violence),Read More
After the concepts of Commitment, Self-Study, Balancing Effort and Ease, and Noticing...
You Are Engaging in a Process and a Journey
All of this awareness from yoga or counseling may lead to new intentions, new patterns, and the ability to make change.Read More
Adding on to the concepts of Commitment and Self-Study...
Balance of Effort and Ease
One of the few yoga sutras about asana (physical poses or postures) highlights that asana is about being steady and comfortable, possessing both effort and ease. Holding both of these ideas can be such a helpful guide during yoga or therapy.Read More
Once you have made the decision to start counseling or yoga, I encourage you to find ways to commit to the process. One element of commitment is frequency. It has been my experience that weekly therapy, with other resources during the week, is often more beneficial to my clients than trying to cram more work into biweekly (or less frequent) counseling appointments, particularly during the early stages of therapyRead More