The Selfish Day

I connected with the mantra “I Embrace” over the weekend. On Sunday I took the time to savor a selfish day. Brandon left to do some studying at school and I had the day to myself. I started off eating breakfast while watching the British Baking Show, a cup of tea and pita bread with…

Inspired by Tara

Tara came into my life at a time when I could barely look at myself in the mirror. I was didn’t feel secure in the life path I chose for myself, I just switched majors from writing to marketing. I was finding it nerve racking trying to focus in on what I wanted to do…

Forest of Glass & Metal

I recently moved to the city of Chicago and it has been a “landscape shock” for me. I am surrounded by the bustle of traffic, crowds of people, and towering buildings. I am no longer surrounded by forests, flourishing gardens, and the vibrant sound of birds. I went from living in a small town of…

Befriending Stress

Stress is a cluster of reactions (mental & physical) that are rooted to a certain event. Like a wave of emotions, become overwhelmed. Many things can trigger stress, from change to natural disasters. We become consumed in the thought that we simple have no control. We choose to fight, ignore, and settle with the stress,…

Understanding Your Emotions

We tend to quickly assume that our emotions are influenced by moon phases, pms, and weather (etc).  We can’t handle the chaos and miscommunication we have with our emotions, we tend to anchor it to a cause. There are uncontrollable moments where we experience a whirlwind of feelings, all at once, a blend of emotions….

5 Powerful Mantras

When it some to calming the tempest of emotions within, Mantras have the ability to remind us to center and find our personal flow. I Am Love – this is a reminder to love yourself and others unconditionally. It strengthens your heart chakra and allows you to blanket yourself in comfort. Breathe – to take…

Tara- A Buddhist Feminist

When I was four years old I was escorted out of Sunday school because I asked to many questions, I was a disturbance to the other children’s learning. “If Gods real, are faeries?” “Is Mother Nature in heaven?” I saw the world differently and therefore I was a distraction to others. After my parents picked…

Yogi Thoughts (Menopause)

Q: What advice do you have for women going through menopause and emotional roller coasters? The Celtic Goddess Maeve represents to honor the cycles of your body, she teaches us to embrace our bodies and understand the changes it goes through. Its taboo in our society to speak about menopause openly, a vast majority of…

EFY March 2016 Challege-Sign UP!

This March I am launching a new EFY challenge called #ManifestTheSelf This challenge will focus on creating determination, courage, and confidence. We will be learning to mindfully manifest personal, spiritual, and career goals. In honor of National Women’s History Month, we will be honoring the power of female energy. Sign up by emailing me at…

An Interview with Veronica

I have had the pleasure of working with Veronica at Crystal Life Technology and when I’m with her I feel so peaceful. Veronica is a gentle spirit and knowledgeable. I learn a lot from Veronica and she inspires me to always connect with the self. She embodiment of peace, creativity, and wisdom. Veronica makes spirituality…

A Sunset, Nature, & Young Love

I truly believe that nature heals. Brandon and I have been dating for shy of 4 years now and whenever we are stressed, depressed, or in need of a little fun, we take a walk in the forest. We watch the birds, listen to the rustling of leaves, and feel the earth below as we…

Meditation For The Modern Yogi

OM…more like UHHH is this over yet? A lot of us are hesitant to meditate because we have seen videos and read articles about mediation and all time that advise us to clear our heads. Ok, its 2015 I don’t think any of us know how to “clear our minds.” To me that is one…