The moms that save us

I walked into her kitchen and she looked at her coffee pot with coffee from earlier this morning and said, “Do you want a coffee? I can warm this up for you?” She offered me LEFT OVER coffee. This is a woman I could fall in love with. She wasn’t trying to put on a...

Surrender for a peaceful heart

I closed my eyes and silently said, “Surrender.” This has become my word of the year, not because I typically do a word of the year, or because I wanted to choose it, but because life keeps screaming in my face reminding me that control is an illusion. It’s...

What to do if you have “Cranky Knees”

I just had a really good question on one of the videos in the Quick Bliss Yoga studio and realized that you might have them too. So here the question and my response: “I did this (20 Minute Gentle Rise and Shine) this morning and enjoyed it. I have my right knee...

5 steps to daily self-care

I am one of “those” people who gets overly excited and AMPED up about things. I remember back in my 20’s I would resolutely say to myself, “That’s IT! I’m changing my life, NOW!” and immediately vow to exercise 90 minutes...

My go-to’s in stressful times

Hey, Right now, I’m buzzing. Maybe it’s from the 2 cups of organic Earl Grey tea, or maybe it’s because I’m moving to another town in a week (Grand Forks in case you didn’t know), or maybe it’s because I’m getting ready to launch Mindfulness For Moms again soon....

How Mindfulness changes your brain.

Mindfulness has been heavily researched for over 30 years with thousands of studies on the effects and its extensive benefits. Personally, on a practical level, I’ve noticed that I am far less reactive (and I AM an Aries, so that holds some serious weight). I...