Getting Gooey

“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” ~William James That’s deep. And simple. As a mom of adult kids, I sometimes struggle with the holidays. I am not saying I miss the old times. I am saying trying to wrangle work and family, gifts and functions, and all […]

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Hey, Mom

Ain’t no hood like motherhood. ~ Unknown   Part of my journey through yoga is this phase of my life. My children are grown, mostly, but in a place where my guidance is mandatory. I think that is a permanent condition of motherhood, regardless of the children’s ages, but still, sigh. . . We moms […]

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Mom, Why are You Breathing So Loud?

“How often do you think about breathing?” Ginger asked me. I lied when I told her, “Almost never.” That was code word for, “Whatchu talkin’ bout, Ginger? Never!” We had met for my individual consultation Begin Within offers to Veterans, service members, retirees, and their immediate families. I had never heard of this type of […]

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