Disclaimer: Promise this is not a soapbox 🙂 After visiting a school, it made us wonder about children and their view of the world. We are firmly intrenched in a time that the children in the world NEED our love and support. Not to be the barrier of bad news but in the last decades … More “You Matter” A message to kids of the world
Here’s the deal, sometimes people get stumped with their words during conversations, especially when the topic is emotionally charged. Being on the receiving end of a conversation about loss and grief is very complicated (understatement, right!?) Perhaps as complicated as grief itself. So Rather than being upset that people don’t respond well or getting stuck … More How to support a friend that is grieving
Meet Mackey! he’s our therapy dog. We call this “When your practice is challenged by a k9…” Even yoga can get too serious so this lil pup made us all laugh and reminded us not to take life … or yoga too serious. Do you have any stories that remind you to keep things light … More Yoga is no match for Mackey, the therapy dog; keep it fun!
Too much food? Not enough alone time? Join the club… here’s an idea! Tonight, take some time for yourself. Do something that makes your soul happy: – cook yourself a wholesome meal – write in your journal – go for a quiet walk (even just 10 min) – write a letter to a friend – … More Post holiday detox (mind & body) ideas
Losing a job? Losing a friend? Losing a loved one? This blog post is less about the answers and more about validating the feelings during those moments. They’re happening, man! The feelings are real, deep, and gnarly. They’re that moment when it’s as if someone punched you in the stomach and laughed in your face. … More Loss is real … time to validate the feelings
Remember being in your teens ? The last thing we wanted to do is talk to someone about our feelings. Lucky for us, we don’t have to “make” kiddos spill their guts in therapy to feel better. In fact, we have found that the “spilling-guts-technique” can be really counterintuitive for some people if done without creating … More How to really help teens succeed… (Guess what? it’s not always therapy)
The work week is rough on you mind, body, and soul, am I right? Does it have to be? What if you allow yourself to have a moment to just…. Let go. As usually, I’m not implying this is easy. Here are some simple ideas… – grab coffee with a friend – find a trail … More Simple ways to ease mind, body, soul (mid- work week)