Tag Archives: self care

Self Care through Natural Rhythms

Self care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self, and give it the care it requires, we do so not only for ourselves, but for the many others […]

Awaken Your Elemental Self: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice

“We embody all the elements: earth, air, fire, water, space.  Through this we are the living embodiment of all of existence.”  – Anne Van de Water, Yoga Instructor.   Essential oils, used in association with yoga, can awaken our connection to the five elements and help us embody our true nature. By fully connecting to […]

How do I find appreciation for my body in my midlife years?

I woke up this morning and the patches of bright yellow leaves on the changing oak trees were like patches of sunshine in my window. I was drawn outside into the “glorious boldness” of Autumn’s colors. Autumn represents the insightful, mid-life years. It is the season to reflect on life, to find deep peace in […]