Category: Miscellany

My Valentine’s Wish for You

I have always loved Valentine’s Day. Even when I was a teenager who’d never been on a date, pretending to be surly in my steel-toed boots. A friend brought me flowers, shiny-eyed and unabashed, and taught me how lucky I was, deeply loved despite my single status. Another friend told me the other day that, instead of Valentine’s Day celebrations,…

The Weekly Happy

I recently watched a documentary simply called¬†Happy. It was a sweet glimpse into people’s lives around the world through the lens of what makes people happy. While the movie explored different concepts regarding long-term happiness, the most notable immediate effect, for me, was that watching the movie made me smile a lot. In the interest of self-care and increased happiness,…

Challenge Season!

I am nearing the end of the 30 Day Challenge at Sacred. ¬†This month of yoga and movement has been great, and there will be a post re-capping the biggest takeaways when I have officially completed the challenge (Two classes to go!), but the simplest, most bare-bones reflection is this: I loved it. One of the things that I’ve been…

Thankful

It’s Thanksgiving, possibly the most beautiful day of the year over on social media, newsfeeds flooded with outpourings of gratitude, something I generally do a pretty good job living by, but that didn’t feel close at hand this morning. So what do you do when you wake up on the wrong side of the bed (which might actually be a…