7 Ways To Get More Joy From Your Toys

Toys can bring us joy if we keep the proper perspective.

Rudy the island dog has a daily ritual that fills him with immense joy. After he eats his breakfast, he stands by his toy box eagerly awaiting his first toy of the day. As soon as he gets it, he races full speed to the other end of house. He chews on it a bit, […]

Finding Balance in the Darkness

FInd your balance by looking within

Finding balance isn’t always easy. Especially while standing on one foot and leaning waaaay forward with your arms stretched out in front. And I’ve recently learned it’s even harder in the dark. I’ve discovered something else too. This applies in both yoga and life. Okay, let’s back up a little . . . I found […]

Remember the Hammock & Cut Yourself Some Slack

Allowing for a little slack is how the hammock does its job

A few days ago I was thinking about a particular situation in my life. Specifically, how it wasn’t progressing as quickly as I wanted. My thoughts grew into an internal story that included some what ifs, yeah buts, and a whole bunch of shoulds. Pretty soon I had pretty much bummed myself out. Then I […]

5 Tiny Hops To Taking a Giant Leap

Sometimes taking the first hop is all it takes to get to a giant leap

Sometimes we have big decisions and choices to make. Oh, the pressure! I wrestled with one myself recently. I was hesitant to take a leap of faith and just go with my gut. What if I was wrong or made a horrible mistake? I wore myself out just thinking about it. Taking a leap is […]

Sometimes We Can’t See the Ocean for the Waves

Remember, the tubulence is only on the surface

I know, you’ve heard something like this before – usually about forests and trees. But this is the unique way the people of the island think of this idea. And it’s something they try to remember when they forget to put things in perspective. Believe me, I know how easy it is to get so […]