Ahh yes.. last week was challenging, right? Let’s begin again together. These are unprecedented times. Be gentle with yourself. Wake up each day, start over, get into nature, hydrate, find a reason to laugh, meditate, find community(yes online for now ), name something you’re grateful for and dance. That’s my prescription for now. Oh and some days you may need to swear a lot.. that’s ok too. I won’t hold it against you.. some days, I’m doing it too. New week, new month, let’s do this! Cheering you on!💕💕💕🌟🌟🌟👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻💥💥💥
Yes every woman has experienced this. No more normalizing it. For our daughters, and our daughters daughters. Thank you @aoc you are a phenomenal woman.
Learning to choose JOY instead of “goodness” “striving” or “perfection” is such a gentler home to live in. Ahhh Mary Oliver genius: “You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the landscapes, over the prairies and the deep trees, the mountains and the rivers. Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air, are heading home again. Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting – over and over announcing your place in the family of things.”
Good Monday reminder. Happy New moon. You are you, and that is your super power. From the magnificent @charliemackesy 🌟🌟🌟💖💖💖🌟🌟🌟
Ahh so perfect for now my loves, right? I can get caught in listening to too much news, listening to too many stories and getting stuck in all the pain and sorrow. We need to balance it with nature. The sky, the ocean, the trees, the mountains. Connect with nature and breathe deep once again. Have you done this today? Go on, I dare you.
Enjoy the simple moments right now my loves, now more than ever. We went on this epic hike.. there was whining and complaining, there were jokes and skipping and laughter, and then at the top after all the effort and overcoming of challenge, deep sharing of feelings and truth occurred. It was magical and precious. It wouldn’t have happened without the effort and sweat and the letting off of steam. It was like a microcosm of the macrocosm of all we are living. Allow space for this intimacy and connection.. even when it’s hard and there’s struggle. There is beauty happening right now, amidst the chaos.. let’s make an effort to notice it, feel it, and allow it all fully. This is the way. And when we mess up, as we will, we just begin again.. and again.. and again. Let’s love ourselves and each other along the way.
My favorite thing I’ve heard today! It’s time now my sisters, heads up.. no more hiding.. WE are amazing! Let’s cheer each other on along the way. From @glennondoyle “I’ve never pretended to be stronger than I am, so I’m sure as hell not going to pretend I’m weaker than I am. I’m also going to quit requiring modesty from other women. I don’t want to find comfort in the weakness and pain of other women. I want to find inspiration in the joy and success of other women. Because that makes me happier, and because if we keep disliking and tearing down strong women instead of loving them, supporting them, and voting for them, we won’t have any strong women left.” - UNTAMED No more playing small. No more requiring other women to play small. All done with that. Love you. G #GetUntamed
I love our online community so much. Throughout these last few months, we have grieved together, laughed together, danced together, meditated deeply and held each other up through this wild time on the planet. Community and support are everything!! Please join us! Classes are recorded if you can’t make the live ones. We really are the ones we’ve been waiting for. 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Sign up in bio.
In times like we are living in now, with so much fear, insecurity and uncertainty it’s easy to want to look to someone else or something else external to “fix” you or “heal” you in some way. Like all of the great stories of triumph of the human spirit throughout time, the truth is that you have always had the power within you. Find teachers, mentors, guides to help you remember and reclaim all that you have given away or lost along the way, but the truth is only you can allow the miracle of returning home to YOU. The age old message is true, that you had the answers within you all along. For today, just start with a few minutes of becoming aware of your breath, slowing it down, and noticing what it does to your mental and emotional state. Answers and insights can be revealed when we are quiet enough to hear them. Practice not perfection my loves.🌟🌟🌟
This virus had made things so weird hasnt it? Today we should have been having a celebration with food and cake and hugs, and togetherness. Instead I’m laying here in my hammock, staring up at the trees, tired, proud, amazed, grateful, completely at peace, exactly ok with how things are in this moment. When we do our best, we can feel totally at ease in our hearts, right? I’m noticing more and more, that just cause I can’t “control” the things or even plan them far in advance.. I can be totally ok if I let myself be.. ahh the feeling of sweet surrender. #hammocklife #letgo
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Bernard M. Maruch hearing about and witnessing so much hatred and fighting on social media and the inter webs these days. Let’s remember what truly matters, speaking your truth, being kind, respectful and allowing others to have their experience and their view too. Relishing in the simple moments of creativity and joy with this beautiful soul. Feeling grateful. #mamalove #gratitude
Ahh yes. So much humility in parenting. Good to remember we are all still learning💖 Recovering perfectionists unite!! Thanks for sharing @janetlansbury
So excited to launch this Training with the magnificent @dr ._sada 🌟🌟🌟 I am forever grateful for these tools and practices that helped me stay healthy, sane, elevated, empowered and educated during my pregnancy and birthing process. This powerful 80-hour teacher training program is a journey of feminine empowerment surrounding our most basic and unique contribution to the future of our species: birth. This course is a call to all women who care deeply about birthing sacredly, the birthing of ourselves and of our children. For a woman to birth consciously, fully aware of her choices, her voice and her own power is a revolution, and a healing to all women everywhere, past, present and future. On a personal level, you will experience powerful subconscious clearing and rebirthing kriyas to heal your personal prenatal trauma and gain spiritual insight about your destiny as a woman, a teacher and a mother. On a community level, you will develop the skills to support women physically, emotionally and spiritually on their journey to motherhood. In the physical support module you will learn yoga postures, breathwork, and meditations specific for pre and postnatal experiences. In the emotional support module, you will learn mantras and other comfort measures to support women through the joys and challenges of pregnancy and early motherhood. As we honor pregnancy as the beginning of another phase of a woman’s spiritual journey, in the spiritual support module, you will learn the art of a space holder for women’s opportunity during pregnancy to come to know all essential prerequisites for mothering that is her intuition, her wisdom, her strength, her connection to all women and her connection to her own divine nature. Please join us! More info and link in bio. #pregnancy #prenatal #prenatalyoga #mother #motherhood #empoweringwomen
Ahhh. My favorite view. The Call I have heard it all my life, A voice calling a name I recognized as my own. Sometimes it comes as a soft-bellied whisper. Sometimes it holds an edge of urgency. But always it says: Wake up my love. You are walking asleep. There's no safety in that! Remember what you are and let this knowing take you home to the Beloved with every breath. Hold tenderly who you are and let a deeper knowing colour the shape of your humanness. There is no where to go. What you are looking for is right here. Open the fist clenched in wanting and see what you already hold in your hand. There is no waiting for something to happen, no point in the future to get to. All you have ever longed for is here in this moment, right now. You are wearing yourself out with all this searching. Come home and rest. How much longer can you live like this? Your hungry spirit is gaunt, your heart stumbles. All this trying. Give it up! Let yourself be one of the God-mad, faithful only to the Beauty you are. Let the Lover pull you to your feet and hold you close, dancing even when fear urges you to sit this one out. Remember- there is one word you are here to say with your whole being. When it finds you, give your life to it. Don't be tight-lipped and stingy. Spend yourself completely on the saying. Be one word in this great love poem we are writing together. -Oriah
😂🤣😎 For reals. I know I’m not alone in this one.. who feels me? Thanks @clairetheheartbreakcoach
Yes. This is how I’m feeling today. Nobody is truly free until we are all free. Let’s keep up, doing the work of #antiracism today and every day.
Excited for this workshop Saturday 9am-11.30am teaching alongside these two legendary and beautiful humans @gurusinghyogi and @azitanahai Let’s rise up together, so that we have the energy and vitality to support each other during this wild time on the planet. We are only free, when all of us are free. Please join us. Sign up at yogawestla.com
Everyday, God gives us the sun- and also one moment in which we have the ability to change everything that makes us unhappy. Everyday, we try to pretend that we haven't perceived that moment, that it doesn't exist - that today is the sames as tomorrow. But if people really pay attention to their everyday lives, they will discover that magic moment. -Paulo Coelho, (From one of my favorite books ) By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept
An oldie but a goodie. 🌟 I got an email the other day full of poison and accusation. The situation didn’t have anything to do with me, the person just assumed it did. This type of thing used to make me so upset. Now I understand that hurt people hurt people, and we can either accept their gift of poison, or not. Healing and wholeness means knowing that we have a choice. Remember practice not perfection my loves.💖
Thank you for all your prayers and meditations and blessings for my Mama.. I am so touched by all your messages and love. Thank you. She has a long road to recovery, but she is out of ICU and on her way, breath by breath, back to health. She is in a lot of pain, from the surgeries, the metal plates now in her body, and all her bones that need time to heal. She will be doing more rehab and physio than anyone ever wants to do, so she’ll need our continued prayers and support. Meanwhile as she heals, she is cracking jokes, making us laugh, and keeping the connection with her amazing strength of spirit. She is a warrior, the strongest person I know. Life is so precious. You never know what’s going to happen, good or bad each day. Miraculously she survived this massive accident. As she lays in her hospital bed, I talk to her each day.. it is painful not to be there with her. I am visualizing her in this way, as she is in this photo.. returning to health, freedom and vitality. I ask you to join me in that too. Thank you friends, I love you. And Mama, I love you!! You are doing amazingly, we are in awe.💖🙏🏻