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  • 20 ways YOU make the most of every day!


    A couple of weeks ago as part of my "Live Your Life with Heart" partnership with CocoaVia®, I shared 5 ways that I make the most of every day. I asked you guys to share back to me how you live a life that's full of heart and happiness and received some seriously amazing responses [...]

  • Recent Eats: So Much Fall + You’re the Best Blog Readers


    Okay, you guys are amazing. Every time I check the comments on the Erin McDermott giveaway and read about thing things you feel grateful for right now, it makes me smile and feel so happy. Seriously, if you need a pick me up...bookmark this post and remember that life is good and we have so [...]

  • Cultivating A Gratitude Practice


    Today is November 1...it's 50 degrees in Charlotte, the leaves are rapidly falling from the trees, the time changes tonight bringing shorter days and Thanksgiving is just 25 days away. It always seems that the arrival of November and shorter days signals the start of the holiday season and grounding down for the cold months ahead. I [...]

  • Practicing Gratitude


    I hope your Thanksgiving week is off to a great start! I taught my regular Sunday morning yoga class yesterday and the message that we focused on was letting this week of Thanksgiving be about actively practicing gratitude and celebrating the abundant blessings in our lives. To begin class I read my yogis the following [...]

  • Gratitude Overflowing


    I had the most wonderful Thursday. I feel so grateful for so many things...my job working at Metro not only doing something I love but doing it with amazing people, the friendships I have made here in Charlotte, the opportunity to teach yoga and being a part of the yoga community as a whole and [...]

  • Is it too cold for salad? And a good luck!


    Hello and happy Wednesday! So this is the time of year where life gets crazy with exams and graduations. I know that I have quite a few readers who are in college/grad school so I wanted to wish all of you good luck! I know how stressful the end of the semester can be but [...]

  • We Are Complete


    Last year at this very moment I was teaching my Sunday morning hot yoga class on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. I remember trying to prepare for the class the night before and ending up in tears because nothing that I could do or say would be enough to honor and remember those who lost [...]

  • 7 and 20 on Thanksgiving Morning


    Happy Thanksgiving! I kicked off my morning with a seven mile run. It was a beautiful morning and the miles felt effortless. I felt so much gratitude to be out in the sunshine and fresh air and able to run without pain. After my run I unrolled my yoga mat in my parents front yard [...]

  • Gratitude


    I have been feeling overwhelming gratitude for all the good in my life. Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. - Brian Tracy For the arrival of spring and these [...]