Having a gratitude practice can be a great way to stay in the moment. It’s hard to be worrying about the past or the future when you are purposely remembering all that you have to be grateful for now. A meditation practice is one of the best ways to practice being in the moment and … Read more ›
I use essential oils as a conduit to a healthy lifestyle—Peppermint for inflammation, eucalyptus blend for the sniffles or allergies, and a blend containing clove and cinnamon for immunity, among others. I was dwelling on my current auto-ship date approaching and reminding myself, as I drove to the chiropractor, to remove the clove/cinnamon bottle from … Read more ›
My mother-in-law turns 91 this August. As you can imagine, she is a true blessing in our lives. When it comes time to shower her with gifts, as all of us in the Krzyzanowski family love to do with mom, it has become increasingly difficult to come up with something she’ll actually use and enjoy. … Read more ›
The other day I re-discovered an often-used meditation CD I used to absolutely love over ten years ago. This CD was from a series called “Ultra Meditation” and this particular CD was the first one in the series and offers mesmerizing chimes, bells, and water sounds. The series is designed to enhance … Read more ›
Last week during a late April snow like the one we are experiencing, again, today, my husband and I noticed a whole heck of a lot more robins hanging out together. Did you notice it too? All the birds you see in the two photos below are robins!
Normally you’ll see robins singularly, … Read more ›
I dangled my feet into the clear water. The nectar of Pele’s womb lapped at my arches and the salt exfoliated the calluses of my heels. As she kissed my soles, I felt as though she were making love to my soul, as a young mother might do with her newborn’s feet. The soles of … Read more ›
Yoga teaches you to be okay with “what is”—to celebrate and honor it. Every day your body is a different snap shot of reality. Where are you at today? How can your yoga practice benefit you today both physically and emotionally? Each day you learn to listen to what your body’s messages are.
To heal … Read more ›
My husband and I just got back from our annual visit with my 87-year-old step-mom, Prudy. I’ll say it again: “I want to be just like her when I grow up!” Read on and you’ll know why!
You’ve all read about ways to live a healthier life—more energized, more productive and alive. Reading about it … Read more ›
Ayurveda is the “sister science” to yoga and is a natural system of medicine that has been practiced for more than 5000 years. A dosha is your Ayurvedic mind and body type. There are three doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) and we all have all three doshas in us to varying degrees. Our “mix” of … Read more ›
In one of Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine classes, she reviews nine primary energy systems, one of which is referred to as radiant circuits. I sometimes refer to the radiant circuits while cueing the “connecting heaven to earth” exercise from Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine book during certain yoga poses such as reverse warrior … Read more ›