The Four Layers for Wellness

I live in a larger body and I value health and wellness. However, this path has been difficult because for most of my life, I believed my large body meant that I wasn’t well. I was told this in school, in doctors’ offices, and saw it played out in my family, my friends families, the […]

Is your wellness approach working?

Is your wellness approach working? Are you exhausted from your efforts and best intentions? Do ask yourself “why can’t I do this wellness-thing like so-and-so…?” You are not alone. And while I’m at it…welcome to this club! What does wellness really mean? Many of us have a complex history of experience around what it means […]

Get started with virtual yoga

A personal yoga space can be a healing way to make wellness easier to follow at home. This is especially important now given COVID-19 (which I had and recovered from). Home morphing into work-family-school, it’s a strain on everyone. Since April, I’ve been leading virtual More to Love Yoga classes. It’s been an amazing way […]

More to Love Holiday Survival Guide!

  Holidays are here which means plenty of time to circle around your respective family and friend’s tables and all sing happily together, without any issues at all, glowing with the joy of the season and hope for the New Year. Rrrriiiiight. As wonderful as this time of year can be, it’s also packed full […]

Courage and Vulnerability

Every day, we walk the line between vulnerability and courage. We often assume courage to be a loud, brazen act that requires attention and praise. The brave people do things without doubt, all in with gusto. But I’ve learned courage is perhaps one of the most quiet, subtle, smallest powers we can experience. Vulnerability is […]

The Healing Power of More to Love Yoga Retreats

Last week, a group of More to Love members joined me at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in the breathtaking Berkshire mountains for our second annual A Lovely Rising yoga retreat. For three days, our time was devoted to connecting with our larger bodies through yoga and other body-loving practices. More to Love Yoga […]