Meditation isn’t relaxing

Meditation not relaxing? Hang on, what?!  Then, what’s the point of meditation you ask,  if not to relax and calm the “F” down?! YES, we want to relax and calm our nervous systems regularly (for a whole host of healthy reasons) and meditation is definitely the place to start…. BUT, here’s the secret. (not-so-secret): meditation…

Read More

Heart Words

women doing yoga in the shape of a heart

Upon this writing, the first full week of 2021 as been well, an explosive entrance to the new year! In classes, we’ve been focusing on releasing to receive, emotional balance, setting intentions, and opening our hearts to tune into our unique wellspring of love and joy, in spite of all the outside circumstances swirling, cascading,…

Read More

Surviving Breast Cancer


This blog post is a little different. In it, I share my 7 journal entries with my greater community over the course of 4 months. While this is my unedited, authentic experience, I have a winding emotional road still ahead as I navigate what it means to now be a person, still a healthy person,…

Read More

Let’s Eat Beets!

  Energy boosting, anti-inflammatory, heart healthy, detoxifying Beets! Try this cooling, no-fuss summer salad. It’s perfect for an earthy, grounding meal or snack to calm the fiery energy of summer. BEET & FETA SALAD Serves 2-4 2 large red  beets boiled, cooled, peeled and diced (or 4 small red beets) 1/4 chopped parsley (curly or…

Read More

A sanctuary in the city !

The Home Retreat Studio It’s time to come home to you The Home Retreat Studio is my dream manifest- a private yoga studio, healing oasis and welcome retreat in the city- completed Nov 2020 and ready to welcome you in! Home Retreat is an inviting gathering place to foster self-study & spiritual growth through yoga…

Read More

Tulip Season’s Quiet Wanderings

tulip heart

I’m in deep appreciation for the beautiful weather and riot of tulips & cherry blossoms dominating neighborhood gardens and meridians all over Seattle at the moment. And oh my, we need this right now. Beauty, hope, color & joy in nature’s certainty. That Mother Nature keeps delivering the seasons, gratefully, without fail, even in light…

Read More

Quarantine Time

Rising up out of the confusion and fear around this pandemic can definitely be a struggle, but ultimately, it’s a choice. We can choose to feed fear, or feed peace. Our perspective is everything and like the lotus flower growing from the muck and mud, so does this pandemic-time possess nutrients worth cultivating. We just…

Read More

Thieves Oil

Jenny’s Theives Oil

🔎What’s the deal with Thieves Oil ? 🔍        What is it, why do I make and sell it, and why is it worth using?  Thieves Oil, sometimes called, 4 Thieves Oil,  is a blend of 5 pure essential oils: Clove, Cinnamon, Lemon, Rosemary & Eucalyptus, and that’s it! What’s so special about…

Read More

Celebrate all the Wins

Goal Activation & Obstacles to Success It’s February, friends. How are your goals for this year taking shape? Are you taking moments to celebrate your accomplishments? All the little wins are worth your attention. However small, when we accomplish tasks on our to do list, or achieve an even bigger goal, the feelings are the…

Read More

Creating Healthy Habits (Guest post)

Jennifer McGregor is a pre-med student, who loves providing reliable health and medical resources for Public Health Library users. She knows how difficult it can be to sift through the mountains of health-related information on the web and wants to make it easier for people to find high quality health info. I hope you enjoy…

Read More