Compassion for Strangers

Compassion for Strangers

A few weeks ago, I saw the movie, Where Did You Go Bernadette?  This film is about a woman in a midlife crisis, something most of us can relate to.  The part of the plot that really resonated with me was, when Bernadette needed help… she turned to an enemy.  What made...
Kindness in Action, Part Two

Kindness in Action, Part Two

 Hello sweet friends, I hope you remember Part One of Kindness in Action – Be kind to yourself.  I cannot stress how important this is. The research we looked at in the last blog tells us all the good things that come from kindness.  Here is a bit more info to dive...
Kindness in Action

Kindness in Action

 The last few years I have been on a search for kindness…. and a good haircut!  I am sure that you can relate. We go to that new salon, we sit in that chair, we explain what we want and then hope for the best.  Well friends, what we’re looking for is some kindness,...
Beauty and the Lines

Beauty and the Lines

I’ve been thinking about the Facebook 10 Year challenge. Many of my friends posted pictures of themselves, then and now, and most honestly looked the same. Life has taken its toll on some, especially those who have gone through cancer or some other traumatic life...
Tepoztlan, Mexico | Retreat and Refresh

Tepoztlan, Mexico | Retreat and Refresh

A new year and a new start are here, right at your doorstep.  As you think about resolutions and renewals consider a retreat.  Sandra Mazariegos, a long-time friend and yogi, and I have created Qualia Retreats.  We have designed a yoga and cultural getaway in...
Tis the Season….. To Breathe!

Tis the Season….. To Breathe!

Tis the season to gather with friends, family and loved ones. As we wind down the year and prepare to greet the next one our minds and hearts lean towards closure and new beginnings. The month of December is always packed for me and I’m fairly certain the same is true...