Yoga for Strength and Balance

Each semester in my Slow Flow Yoga class at New Mexico Tech, we work for weeks learning individual poses in depth and developing the skills for a breath-supported yoga sequence that culminates our semester's experience together.  This particular flow included great hip openers, core strengtheners and focus builders.    Check it out for a great challenge!...more

The First Thing You Need To Do Each Morning

 Today I want to discuss the first thing you need to do each morning. Do you grudgingly roll over and hit the snooze on your alarm first thing in the morning?...more

Give Yourself Permission to Be YOU...the world doesn't need anymore Joneses

 Theodore Roosevelt said "Comparison is the thief of joy." Whether we intend to or not, I think most have us can agree that we do it daily. We compare our careers, houses, cars, relationships, appearance, etc, to that of our peers. If it weren't so, keeping up with the Joneses would not be a cliche, and the green eyed monster wouldn't exist in the figurative world.  ...more

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

Even if you are not a fan, it is true that Kelly Clarkson sends a powerful message with her song,Stronger.Strength is an interesting concept. I think there is a myth that being strong means something went wrong or that something bad occurred, which in turn equates a negative association with this idea of strength.  That may be true, but on the flip side strength is also a gift and it is okay when you have to use this gift. Being strong in the face of adversity is something to celebrate....more

Truth or Lies

Do you think that sometimes the truth is more HARMFUL than a lie? Recently I caught someone in a lie. When I asked her about it her response was, "if I told the truth, it would hurt more." Hmmm sound familiar? So that got me thinking ...more



6 Tips To Help Night Owls Get Out of Bed in the Morning

The very mention of the hours between 5am and 9am makes my skin crawl. There is something about that time of day that makes me wish time didn’t exist. The only way I’m actually able to enjoy those hours is if I stay up the entire night before. After 10 hours of insomnia, light sure puts a fresh perspective on things....more

Smoother Than a Fresh Jar of Skippy I stole the title for my blog post today from Bruno Mars’ song, Uptown Funk. This phrase made me laugh when I heard it.  I thought to myself, who doesn’t want to be smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy!? Cause I sure do!...more