Scarcity: What’s Worthy of your Time?

Scarcity: having limited resources to fill unlimited desires. We only have 24 hours in a day, so we have to make choices and trade offs between the things we NEED to do and the things we’d LIKE to do. Some of us have only an hour or two or even less time to squeeze inContinue reading “Scarcity: What’s Worthy of your Time?”

6 Experiences to Spark Your Child’s Sense of Magic & Wonder

Magic is in the air! As a child, I loved to observe – in awe and wonder – all things that seemed magical: shooting stars, sunsets, fireflies, and rainbows. Even though I felt small, I felt connected to a bigger world that I wanted to explore fully. So I was absolutely thrilled to see severalContinue reading “6 Experiences to Spark Your Child’s Sense of Magic & Wonder”

Career or Family: What is worth the risk?

When was the last time you found yourself at a crossroads? Lately, I’ve been feeling the urge to go back to work more fully, but I’m not sure I’m ready to give up the flexibility and balance of my current life, for I enjoy spending quality time with my boys. Parents – do any ofContinue reading “Career or Family: What is worth the risk?”

Rise in Love: How we speak to our children becomes their inner voice

Love is unconditional, according to the Bhagavad Gita. So why do many of us look outside of ourselves for love? We seek recognition from higher authority or demand attention from people we are about. We think this is love, and we are often disappointed. This behavior got me thinking – did we not learn howContinue reading “Rise in Love: How we speak to our children becomes their inner voice”

5 Ways the Practice of Handstands is Like the Practice of Parenting

Have you ever gone on a journey, with lots of ups and downs, that doesn’t seem to end? I have – and continue to do so each day. I find handstands similar to parenting – both practices are seemingly simple and straightforward, yet completely elusive at times. The more I practice handstands, the more IContinue reading “5 Ways the Practice of Handstands is Like the Practice of Parenting”

How to Keep Calm When Your Toddler Throws a Tantrum

Freedom: when you go away for a weekend without your kids! Just kidding. But kind of true. I adore my two little boys, but life with a 3 and a 5 year old can be emotionally exhausting at times. As a parent, I get attached to how they feel and I react to that. WhenContinue reading “How to Keep Calm When Your Toddler Throws a Tantrum”

5 Tools to Find Yourself Again When Shift Happens

Everyone has gone through something that has changed them in a way that they could never go back to the person they were. For me, this identity shift came through motherhood. It turned my world upside down and left me feeling alien in my body. The Bad News: Life felt like it had slowed downContinue reading “5 Tools to Find Yourself Again When Shift Happens”

3 Ways to (Re)Focus When Life Throws You Off Your Game

The following is a loosely translated excerpt from the Mahābhārata (an ancient Indian epic), which illustrates the concept of FOCUS. The warrior prince Arjuna was known as the greatest archer of all time. It is said that once Arjuna focuses on a target, he always hits it. Drona Archarya was the greatest teacher in archeryContinue reading “3 Ways to (Re)Focus When Life Throws You Off Your Game”