Before I dive into this story, I want to defend myself. As a very spiritual being and proud Christian, I am open to others' beliefs and appreciate that God has given me the chance to "witness" to others. However, I have never been one to "push" my religion and convictions on others. While these are…Read more Pushing Too Hard.
[ alignment ] They said being a yoga teacher would forever change the mind as a yoga student. I cannot take or teach a class without watching alignment (mine or the students) closely. It is very important to keep the practice safe and have proper alignment to work the muscles effectively. The anatomy of yoga…Read more Yogi Diaries #3
Like most people, healthy choices come and go. As a strict vegetarian with many allergies and sensitivities, I prepare and eat healthy more times than not. My chips are USDA organic. So are my whole wheat pasta, all fresh and frozen produce, and even the oils and seasonings. Knowing where the food I am putting…Read more a day in the life
And this is why I'm still a babysitter at 28 years old. 😍 These specific kids I began babysitting in the fall of 2011. I moved to Nashville for an art internship not knowing but a handful of people. I babysat one family part-time and was scared away by their intensity. So I looked for…Read more Hearts of Gold
A few weeks ago, one of my best friends sent me a video. My immediate reaction was, "Laura, I don't have time for a 5 minute video! Haha." The next thing I knew, I was looking at my computer screen crying. Not sad tears, but overflowing with joy tears. Here is the link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fo--H_yx2vg&app=desktop…Read more 10,000 Reasons
Merriam Webster defines considerate as: (adjective) 1: marked by or given to careful consideration 2: thoughtful of the rights and feelings of others considerately (adverb) : considerateness (noun) *Also sympathetic regard. This is a concept that has become very present in my life. I think a lot of times we are focused on accomplishing a…Read more what does is mean ‘to be considerate’
I am about to embark on a new training - yin yoga. It is a short intensive weekend in the mountain town of Asheville. One of the required readings is, "Wherever you go There you are." Unknowingly, I purchased this book at a discount book store several weeks ago. Maybe even months ago. I have…Read more There You Are