THE HEALING POWER OF INTENTION

  INTENTIONS Intention is powerful! It is a New Year tradition in our family to pick a word for the new year, one that we want to align to and that will remind us continually of our intention for 2018. This year, I found myself pausing…


STOP & NOTICE: What Crosses Your Path Might Matter

Yesterday, as I was standing near the edge of the ocean when a SPOTTED MORAY EEL skimmed it's way close amongst some shallow rocks just a foot in front of where I was standing. It was about 2ft long, thick, fluid, fast and looked almost scalloped on it's edging as it swam along. Being spotted, it…


10 Reads on Wisdom

Wisdom is something that comes from my dad, grandfather or grandmother.  Wisdom comes from those who have been lucky enough to live long enough to experience the full spectrum of human experience. They have succeeded and failed, cried and laughed, hated and loved, learned and lost but most of all,…


You Buddha Get Aware

"Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevails evil arising in either" - Bodhidharma. This, in my opinion, might make him the expert on the subject.  The Buddha teaches that 90% of any change we wish to make in our lives is made by simply becoming aware. How do we get…


8 "Waze" to Meditate

I love the app WAZE; it's great! It's a guide and a roadmap how to get where you need to go while meeting the lease amount of resistance. You type in where you are headed, then, people help one another out, share information and it becomes a journey that you all are on together. I have talked a lot…


Beach Mudra Meditation

Our thoughts influence our actions and beliefs. It’s the main school of belief that thoughts float in and out of our minds without a lot of control by us and we often feel powerless to them. However, I believe that the power is always in our own hands. We get to choose which thoughts we fuel…


What Are You Thinking?

Our thoughts influence our actions and beliefs. It's the main school of belief that thoughts float in and out of our minds without a lot of control by us and we often feel powerless to them. However, I believe that the power is always in our own hands. We get to choose which thoughts we fuel and…


A Beginner's Mind is a Cherished Find

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few."  Shunryu Suzuki A beginner's mind is a beautiful thing as teacher training gets underway this month at Renew Yoga School, I am reminded how important it is to keep and cultivate my beginner's mind. This is our…