From a reader who would love your advice. Please comment below if you think you can help! Hello Friends, I have two delicious children age 5 and 8 and a lovely stepdaughter age 12. Over the last 20 months, I lost three babies around the age of 6-weeks in utero. These losses have opened [...]
Your body mind and spirit network for pregnancy loss and grief support
I have been a fan of Dr. Laura Koniver, The Intuition Physician, for a while now – she combines her medical degree with her intuition in order to help patients find true health and balance in their lives. I am honored and pleased to be featured on her blog today. Check it out here!
Hello there dear one. It is Thanksgiving week – the week we are supposed to surround ourselves in all things grateful. Well. Personally, having experienced a Thanksgiving 3 weeks after my first miscarriage, I am all too aware that it can be a challenge to find gratitude at times. It can hurt - really really [...]
Hello! I am excited to offer you all a guest post today, from Tara Shafer, the woman behind a beautiful website: Reconceiving Loss. This website is an space where grieving parents can find resources to help them in their process, and be witnessed by a community at the same time. The three main areas of [...]
I love Child’s Pose (Balasana). During any given yoga practice, I spend a good chunk of it returning to Child’s Pose for just a breath or two, or for longer. It wasn’t always this way. I used to push my body to limits, to the highest back bend, to the ‘strongest’ plank I could muster. [...]
I am writing this morning while looking out the window into fog, clouds, silence, and mystery. It is so quiet. It is so still. I am finding myself so grateful for this particular moment. I wasn’t quite sure what was so special about this particular moment and then suddenly I did. The stillness was feeling [...]
My husband’s grandmother, Yiayia, is 92. Until this past Friday, she lived on her own, in her own apartment, up a set of steep stairs that she traversed daily. We received word on Friday that she would no longer be tackling that staircase, but in fact, that she would move into my in-laws home, not [...]
Hello dear ones. Today I have the joy of writing after a soul-altering, heart-stopping, joy-inducing, love-filled, spirit-nourished experience. I went on a retreat. A yoga retreat. A retreat to the mountains of Eastern Washington. I needed it. I didn’t know how badly I had needed it until I got there. Oh. My. Soul. I needed [...]
I love the fall. I love the colors, the smells, the air. I love the way it makes me feel – cozy – like it is ok to want to curl up inside with a blanket and a book. It feels natural to travel inward as the days become shorter and the air gets crisper. [...]
I’m bringing back something that has been missing… Yes to this! Say yes to this – candlelight dinner with your significant other or with yourself.