Learning to Relax Into Who We Truly Are

Learning to Relax Into Who We Truly Are

It's important to be heroic, ambitious, productive, efficient, creative, and progressive, but these qualities don't necessarily nurture soul. The soul has different concerns, of equal value: downtime for reflection, conversation, and reverie; beauty that is captivating and pleasuring; relatedness to the environs and to people; and any animal’s rhythm of rest and activity.

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Eating Healthy While Traveling

Eating Healthy While Traveling

Even with healthy food options becoming more readily available in airports and t rest stops, I have found that staying well on the road takes more than just picking the new 'healthy' packaged treat at the grab and go. And since I travel a lot - long car rides, lots of flights, some extra planning goes along way to help me feel great while I am away, and when I arrive back home.

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Yay! Summer is right around the corner...

Yay! Summer is right around the corner...

And as the days get warmer and longer, I start longing for more time to wander... more time to roam.  Of course my work brings me to beautiful locations. And this year I will be in the Berkshires for 2 weeks at Kripalu where I will be leading two retreats (weekend and 5-day formats) as well as presenting in the Narrative Medicine Conference. But I'm also carving out some true down time for myself as well including a long awaited family trip to Italy!

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