The Power of Self Love

Would you rather other people love you, or is it more important to you that you love yourself? I asked my husband this question as a part of some coaching exercises the other day. His response was, “I don’t care if anyone else loves me, and I think loving myself sounds conceited.” This answer shocked … Read more

Take a Deep Breath

Focusing on our breath gives us something to be aware of in the present moment. When we become aware of how we are breathing, we can adjust how we breathe, and change our whole state of being. In yoga there are many breathing exercises (pranayama) where we practice noticing and/or controlling our breath. We can … Read more

Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Assembling Your Village

Welcome to the sixth post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from … Read more

Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Knowing What to Expect

Welcome to the last post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from … Read more

Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Support From the Partner

Welcome to the fourth post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from … Read more

Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Nourishing Mama with Food

Welcome to the fifth post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from … Read more

Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Setting the Intention to Rest

Welcome to the second post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how-to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from maiden … Read more