Our “Strandemic” in Bali
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Our “Strandemic” in Bali

  In late March of 2020, I am sure you remember the week when Covid shifted from a “Chinese problem” to a global pandemic. Our news feeds on our phones became flooded with rising death tolls from around the world and images of dead bodies being escorted from hospitals in Hazmat suits were burned into…

The Skill of Chill: Is your mind pulling you by the leash?
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The Skill of Chill: Is your mind pulling you by the leash?

Last winter our son, Lion took a friend’s dog ???? for a walk in Seattle. The dog, named Cloud, outweighed Lion by about 40 pounds. Lion loved walking the dog when a squirrel came running by, Cloud chased it. He soon discovered what it’s like to be WALKED BY A DOG rather than the other…

7 Ways Mindful Breathing can Wonderfully Change our Life

7 Ways Mindful Breathing can Wonderfully Change our Life

“Breath is the way in.” This mantra from Eoin Finn, founder of Blissology and one of my yoga teachers, sums up a practice that’s transformed my life, and very well could yours too: mindful breathing. Regularly pausing to breathe with intention is a gateway to all sorts of juicy awesomeness, infusing our minds with peace and hearts…

Presence, Meditation + Love: Three Rivers, One Ocean

Presence, Meditation + Love: Three Rivers, One Ocean

I always teach why we need to be in the present before explaining how. I feel this is something that is elusive to people. Simply put, presence opens the door to more intimate engagement in life; life has more meaning and joy in the present. A simple example is food. When we are present to…