6 tips to stop emotional eating

6 Tips To Stop Emotional Eating - changing your relationship to food - it's all in your mind

It’s the end of a long day. End of a long week. I planned on getting some work done but am just ready to get into my pajamas and zone out on a funny movie. I change, wash the day off my face and take a deep breath. I have to walk through the kitchen … Read More

Using mindfulness to really see a sunset

Using mindfulness to really see a sunset

I stood outside, felt the cold November air and marveled at this sky last night. I felt it. I saw it. I became it. In those moments, I wasn’t witnessing the sunset through my thoughts and judgments—I witnessed it through mindful awareness and presence. I witnessed it with silence and stillness. And for that, I … Read More

Growth happens outside your comfort zone

“Just when the caterpillar thought it’s life was over, it became a butterfly.” Butterflies have been following me everywhere for just about two months now. And now, this gorgeous Monarch butterfly is keeping me company on the front porch.  I’ve been so uncomfortable for the past few months, with lots of uncertainty and transition. I … Read More

Choosing your focus: you are your point of attraction.

Choosing your focus: you are your point of attraction.

All of life is viewed through your point of attraction and your point of consciousness. Your perspective is as unique as you. See the beauty or see the hate. See the love or see the fear. We get more of what we focus on.

Spread Compassion, Kindness, Joy and Peace This Holiday Season

Some days I see so much suffering and pain. Some days I see so much hope and compassion. As I sit here in my West Hartford area yoga studio, bathed in the waning light of a magnificent “winter” sky (quotes because it’s nearly 50 degrees in Connecticut in December), I know deep in my heart … Read More

Life Is Simple & Easy – My Mindfulness Mantra For The Week

Life is simple and easy. I practice this mindfulness mantra on my mat, during my daily meditation, while I wash dishes, transition between clients and as I put my son to sleep. I’m always focusing my mind and filling it with positivity, especially when I want to react to uncomfortable and undesirable conditions around me. … Read More

What Would Your Life Look Like Without A Mobile Device?

Ahh, the beach and my little man! Vacations are such a gift, but I’m always happy to arrive home. As I reflect while unpacking, I feel nothing but gratitude for the tremendous insights gained this past week, looking inward by the ocean. Prior to our trip, I fortunately remembered to pack (and over-pack) everything for … Read More

How Breathing Breaks Helped Me Quit Smoking For Good

It truly is a day to celebrate independence and freedom. As I celebrate 6 years since I quit smoking this Independence Day, I’m reminded of the new habit I adopted to replace the old habit of smoking. I was a smoker for 15 years, and had attempted to quit many times; I tried everything. But … Read More

Fear Is A Liar. Don’t Believe Everything You Think.

Fear Is A Liar - Don't Believe Everything You Think

Fear can motivate us or hold us back. Moving forward in life is always difficult when there is fear. Being aware that fear is an illusion created by the mind is the first step to reaching goals on the road to your success and the life you desire. Where we find freedom from fear is … Read More