7 Ways To Get More Joy From Your Toys

7 Ways To Get More Joy From Your Toys

  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

Finding Balance in the Darkness

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....
Remember the Hammock & Cut Yourself Some Slack

Remember the Hammock & Cut Yourself Some Slack

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...
5 Tiny Hops To Taking a Giant Leap

5 Tiny Hops To Taking 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...
Sometimes We Can’t See the Ocean for the Waves

Sometimes We Can’t See the Ocean for the Waves

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...