Practicing Yoga with an Autoimmune Illness – Some Considerations

Practicing Yoga with an Autoimmune Illness – Some Considerations

Yoga is a powerful tool for managing autoimmune illness or chronic pain. It is the most helpful tool in my personal wellness toolkit for healing from Rheumatoid Arthritis. As someone who both has an autoimmune illness and is a yoga teacher specializing in working with...
Breathe Easy

Breathe Easy

Post may contain affiliate links. This means if you make a purchase using this link, I may receive a small percentage of the sale, but you will pay the same price.   What’s the relationship between stress, chronic pain, and your breathing?   Let’s start by...
Goals, Resolutions, or Intentions – what works for you?

Goals, Resolutions, or Intentions – what works for you?

Do you set resolutions on New Year’s Day? Do you ever actually keep those resolutions? How do you feel about setting goals? Personally, I love the process of setting goals and resolutions, but I prefer the yogic idea of choosing a sankalpa rather than making...
Self-Care Strategy: Evening Ritual

Self-Care Strategy: Evening Ritual

Say it with me:  Self-care is healthcare!   And an evening ritual is a great way to support your self-care strategy, while integrating healthy sleep hygiene into your life. Your evening ritual should be personal (meaning it should make sense to YOU), doable, and...
The Art of Connecting to Your Body’s Wisdom

The Art of Connecting to Your Body’s Wisdom

                    As I think back over the years, both before and after developing autoimmune issues, I realize how little I listened to my body. It actually makes me cringe when I think about it now.   It took...