Not just a canceled yoga class: The question we should start asking ourselves

Practicing yoga

The year was 2003, and I still lived in Ottawa, Canada then. Many months of life change had led me to seeking out new experiences and one that found me was a Kundalini yoga class in September of that year, taught in a candlelit activity room with a beautifully-painted domed ceiling at the top of an apartment building. I didn’t know what to expect before I got there, and I soon found myself grateful for all that had brought me to the class. I got to stretch out muscles that needed it and build strength in my abdominal muscles, my back, my arms, and my mind. I made new friends. I learned how to do something new. I calmed the heck down during those 90 minutes of class time and in the hours and days after, and I found a way of giving myself something that was just for me. Along with the exercise and meditation benefits, it was time I spent away from the day-to-day worries of an increasingly frantic world. And so I kept going to class. (more…)

Book lover’s giveaway–enter by 11/22!


Have you entered the book lover’s giveaway? I’m gifting one winner with any three ebooks of their choice from Amazon, up to a combined total value of $50 USD. If you love books, be sure to enter by Sunday, November 22, 2015 for your chance to win! Enter using the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. (more…)

Follow Friday four fill-in fun blog hop – November 13, 2015

Follow Friday Four Fill-in Fun

It’s been a long time since I’ve done one of these! Here’s to some Friday fun!

This week’s Follow Friday four fill-in fun blog hop is from Hilary at Feeling Beachie and is co-hosted by Ellen at 15 and Meowing. (more…)

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