How to support a friend that is grieving

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

Your Scars are Beautiful

Mary Lou Kownacki once wrote, “there isn’t anyone you couldn’t love once you’ve heard their story,” and I still believe that to be true. Aren’t our stories what make us into who we are? Aren’t we just the sum of our memories and scars? … More Your Scars are Beautiful

Yoga is no match for Mackey, the therapy dog; keep it fun!

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!

Loss is real … time to validate the feelings

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

Healthy Tailgating Food (it’s a real thing)

We love football and tailgating… Sometimes we overdo it and feel sick after So here’s a staple for a healthier choice for game day … Chicken Nachos ! – nacho chips – cheese (cheddar, motz, and whatever else) – grilled chicken (make yourself or get pre-cooked) – salsa – plain greek yogurt – guacamole Construction … More Healthy Tailgating Food (it’s a real thing)