Life is a Journey, Not a Race.

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. -Marcus Aurelius When I was taking my Permaculture Design Certification course from Dan Hemenway, a world renowned Permaculture teacher and designer, he shared this valuable piece of advice. He said, “There’s no time to rush.” I…

Video: Naked Self Portrait Journey

“I like me better naked. I don’t mean that in a vain way… When you put clothes on, you immediately put a character on. Clothes are adjectives, they are indicators. When you don’t have any clothes on, it’s just you, raw, and you can’t hide. ” Padma Lakshmi Over the past few weeks quite a…

Outside looking in…

Knowing yourself is the foundation of wisdom. This week has been truly illuminating for me. There are so many different facets to the illumination I would have to write a book to fully share. But the bottom line is that I still don’t fully know myself. I have focused on the internal work: Acceptance Forgiveness…

Loving Your Breasts

Self love is the greatest middle finger of all time. When people read my blog or view images of me, they inadvertently develop their own ideas of who I am and what I stand for. A lot of people applaud me for my bravery and compliment me for being so comfortable in my body. As…

Surrender then Triumph

Hey Lovelies, Tomorrow I go in front of a judge with the man I dedicated half my adult life to. After a beautiful marriage and raising some awe inspiring children, it is time for a new phase in life. My yoga and mediation practice have been slow, quiet, and contemplative. This morning I first felt…

Sessions with Joy…

Hey lovelies, This past week has been amazing! although I don’t have a permanent space in Victoria yet, I am currently staying at a live/work space in the heart of downtown Victoria. Yesterday was the first day of my new practice. I had an inspirational phone session first thing in the morning, then facilitated a…

Naked laptop lifestyle

Hey lovelies, This week I am staying in a sweet condo right in the heart of downtown Victoria. I am currently on building my new website and getting geared up for the launch of my Street Dharma program (focused on bringing programs that nourish the minds, bodies, and spirits of the homeless in my community)….

I am going on an adventure…

Hey lovelies, Today I packed up the lovely little willowpond cottage I have been staying at for the past month. I am heading to Victoria with my sister. We are staying at an air bnb right downtown. Hoping to have a fun adventure. Living out of a bed and breakfast may seem like a lot of…

What rewilding means to me…

Hey lovelies, This past week has been filled with a lot of sudden change, which has been a tad difficult for me. However, I know that the only constant is change and I accept the challenges life throws at me. People deal with difficult times in so many different ways. One of the things I…

What does it mean to be naked?

Hey lovelies, I had an interesting discussion with a retired sociology major on Facebook messenger this morning. Our conversation began with my standard message response “Sorry, I don’t chat.” He asked me why I have 1,695 Facebook friends but don’t chat with them or get to know them. I began telling to him that I…