When in Doubt

“A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement”

January’s Good Read

“Michael Eric Dyson dives deeply into the true meaning of Barack Obama’s historic presidency and its effect on the changing landscape of race and blackness in America” A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

Note to Self

Shout to the VA for getting me in to be seen quickly..now if you could work on the amount of time it takes to discharge that would be great! Note to Self: Take Your Meds Janice!

Day 18 X Corpse Pose 

Here are five life-affirming benefits that simple Savasana delivers: 1. Stress relief. The body holds stress in the form of muscle contraction, or tension.  Whether the source is emotional, intellectual, or physical, the result is the same. Stress is linked to many health problems, and learning to release tension is a valuable practice. As you…

Day 17 X My Yoga Life 

“Never lose your happiness. Problems will come and go, problems are an external situation which have come from others, and they will come and go. Happiness is your own property and you always keep something that belongs to you.”  

Day 16 X Finally Got It!

“All I’m saying is that to liberate the potential of your mind, body and soul, you must first expand your imagination. You see, things are always created twice: first in the workshop of the mind and then, and only then, in reality. I call this process ‘blueprinting’ because anything you create in your outer world…

Love Your Selfie

“Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn’t have the time to sit around and talk about you. What’s important to me is not others’ opinions of me, but…

Day 14 X Shoulder Stands

Shoulder stand is a powerhouse of a pose. It’s full of benefits and tends to be more accessible than other inversions. In addition to stimulating the thyroid gland, this pose also relieves stress and depression, improves digestion, opens the shoulders and neck, and strengthens your legs, butt, arms, and abs. –As you can see from…

Day 13 X She’s a Goddess 

Benefits of Goddess Squat This pose strengthens the entire lower body, including the glutes, hips, thighs, calves, and ankles. It opens the hips and chest, stretches the thighs, and elongates the spine. Goddess Pose helps to warm and energize the whole body. It improves balance, focus, and concentration. This pose also stimulates the respiratory and…

Veggies X Eggs

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.”  ~Mark Twain  

Day 12 X Uh Oh Progress!

  Benefits: It helps improve circulation of blood. It firms thighs, hips and buttocks by dissolving excess fat. Regular practice of Ardha Shalabhasana can help control diabetes. People suffering from constipation should practice this pose for relief. Women with ovaries and uterus disorders can benefit from this pose. 5-Benefits of the Plow Pose (Halasana) Strengthens…

Encourage Yourself

“In life there are more ways than one way of being successful. Don’t follow other people’s path on how they were successful. Go on your own path. In your path there is also a way for you to succeed. But if you follow on other people’s path. Chances are ,you will never be successful.” ―…