Two Wolves

TWO WOLVES One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, "My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all." One is Evil - it is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt. resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego. The other is … [Read more...]

Parenting Advice Made Fun and Simple

Advice doesn't always have to be complicated and difficult to implement. The best advice can be fun and joy filled. Check out these 30 Second Tips.   Hugging Can Provide at Least 9 Health Benefits: Don't Believe Me? Read This! Want to Feel Better & Sleep Better? Do This One Healthy Activity! Power Posing: When the Bully Wins, … [Read more...]

How to Get Your Teenager to Stop Whining

Teenagers look to the adults in their lives to learn how to behave, act and learn cultural norms. They also have the tendency to want to raise the bar, but not exactly in the way you might be thinking, hoping or expecting. Sound good? Well I hope you keep reading because you might not like what I am about to say next. If you want your teenager to … [Read more...]

Someone Asked Me About Over the Top Coaches & Parents

...and boy did I answer! … [Read more...]

Compassion Makes Better Leaders

Bringing compassion into classrooms to foster wise teens through mindfulness meditation is taking root in Berkeley, California. Vlad Moskovski, Yoga teacher and one of my Yoga Therapy students is making a big difference in the lives of teenagers. His first pilot program was so successful that he is being asked to expand the program to more high … [Read more...]

YOGA: The Art of Transformation

Last weekend Eleanor Criswell, former president and current member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) and I went to the  “Yoga: The Art of Transformation” exhibit currently being held at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.  We also attended the panel discussion “The Ancient Science of Yoga” … [Read more...]

Look What’s Cooking with Rhonda Liebig and Me!

I wanted to share with you what bestselling author of The Fitt Solution and Health Coach, Rhonda Liebig and I have joined forces to create.  If you are looking to drop the stress and drop the pounds I think you will be especially interested in watching this vlog. … [Read more...]

Yoga Lowers Fatigue, Inflamation in Breast Cancer Survivors

Nicole DeAvilla discusses the Yoga research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Simple Yoga practices reduced inflammation and fatigue and had other health benefits. Nicole also discusses what kind of yoga they practiced. Lead Researcher: Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser … [Read more...]

From Social Media Nobody to Tweeting with the Best & Brightest

Yes, I did have a Facebook account before this eighteen weeks whirlwind ride began.  After all everyone was saying you have to be on FB to promote your business.  Never mind that when I did try to promote my business it felt awkward and I was doubtful that it was having any positive effect. OK - I admit I did have a Twitter account too.  I … [Read more...]

Open Letter – Response to the New York Times Article, How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

Response to the New York Times Article,“How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body” The New York Times recently published an article titled, “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body” . This article has mobilized the yoga community. Even before the print version hit people’s doorsteps, hundreds of comments appeared on the NYT website, numerous posts and discussions on … [Read more...]