Take a full breath in and a full breath out. How does that feel? Just a tiny bit more relaxed? Getting grounded through breath has helped me work through and with my anxiety in a major way. Connecting with my breath has been an integral part of healing, it allows me to slow it all … More Getting Grounded Through Breath
Breathe in the moments when you realize you are a whole new person, with a whole new life. Breathe it all in and let it wash over you. I sometimes still feel like the third grader in purple corduroys and matching tennis shoes, but I am an entirely new person who wishes I still had … More Breathing Dreams
Top three questions that come to mind: 1. Name? 2. What do you do? 3. Where did you go to school? What did you study? I’m the worst with small talk. I immediately feel this overwhelming need to unnecessarily explain myself to people I barely know, because in all honesty I still have a hard … More Small Talk
All mornings are for coffee. All mornings are for waking up slowly and taking a moment to check in on how my body feels. Most mornings are for positive affirmations, meditations, and manifestation. Some mornings are for the snooze button and staying in bed. Some mornings are for snuggling. Some mornings are for movies in … More Morning Rituals
Seattle. You’re looking mighty fine. You are the symbol for growth and new beginning in my life. Incredibly thankful to be here, the lessons I’ve learned, the people I’ve met, the moments of pure joy and vulnerability. Some of the days have been hard and there are many lonely moments that I wouldn’t trade for … More Today in Seattle
As this life continues to ebb and flow, the lessons we learn along the way are priceless… I recently started teaching my very own slow flow class at Ballard Health Center on Monday nights and well so far pretty good. Here are a few confessions as a beginner awkward yoga teacher finding my voice and … More Beginner Yoga Teacher Confessions
This morning. Slow, easy, beautiful. Yet, frozen. I’ve been here before. Crawling through my skin. Uncomfortable with this moment. Growth. So much growth and so much beauty. Not enough. More than enough. Extremes. Black & white, there’s no room for gray here. Heavy heartbeats in my throat. Soft sheets & comfy pillows, my only hiding … More Anxious
On June 30th, 2018 Grant and I will exchange vows in front of our closest friends && family in Gold Bar, Washington. Today just seemed like the perfect day to share some amazing photos and a little bit about our sweet love story! Grant and I have been together for 3 years. I was raised … More 5 Months until Mrs.
What is the difference anyway? The burning sensation along my diaphragm. Sweaty palms. An empty space at the back of my throat. Vibration and ringing in the center of my ears. Breathe. Inhale. This is where I am. Exhale. Close my eyes. Inhale. I am here. Exhale. Open my eyes. I am here. The edge … More Breakdown or Breakthrough?
As I ran my tongue along the faint disappearing callus on my bottom lip, a sense of loneliness and nostalgia washed over me. I can almost smell you. I miss our sweet moments together. Our bond was unlike anything I had ever experienced. I could rely on you to catch me when I fell, but … More First Love