Yoga Health Coaching Blog

As I continue to meander on my personal and wellness career path to thrive (read more about that path here), my relationship to the habit of Easeful Living has kept evolving.  When I started on this path, I looked at easeful living as the end of the path.  Something that would just happen once the other habits were mastered.  It’s fun to realize how far I’ve come simply by how my relationship with this habit has evolved.  I’m going to share one...

I have discovered that having been wounded in relationships, the only way to heal is in relationships. I’ve known this for some time, but it hit me hard the other day in my morning meditation. It brought me to tears. I was thinking about my relationships and having had friendships, work relationships, intimate relationships, and I thought about my role in them. Was I present? Did I do my best? Did I bring all of me?...

Today, as I re-read Habit 6, Self-Massage, I realize how much I have come to love my dry brushing and self-massage, and how it has become part of my everyday practice. When I dry brush, my body tingles and feels vibrant and alive. The dead cells are sloughed off to make room for new dynamic skin cells to take over. My skin glows and reflects how I am feeling inside and out. The oil I use...

Intuition has become a big buzz word lately, which is great!  It shows that the world is evolving, as more humans are looking to tap back into their innate intelligence.  We used to hear the term “intuition” used more in esoteric fields.  It was almost as if we needed to be a “chosen one” with psychic abilities to be intuitive.  These days we are hearing it all over the place in yoga, wellness, business, and...

One of the key features of the YHC program that called me to enroll is the Dynamic Group. As YHC/Body Thrive members, and coaches in training, we are part of a dynamic group of our peers. And what are we learning to do? To evolve our own identities and habits. And to form and lead a dynamic group of our own. This feature of YHC called to me so strongly because it resonates powerfully with the experiences...

I used to be a snacker, a grazer, an emotional eater….. So much of my life was focused around using food/alcohol to numb me and my feelings of boredom, anxiety, stress, or just not wanting to deal with what was coming up or going on around me. I struggled with weight, emotional eating, anxiety, and depression well into my 30s. If I wasn’t eating, dieting, or working, I was exercising to burn off the calories in my free...