community, mental health, wellness

Bring On A New Year!

  2018 lay waste to anything in my past. I was indirectly forced to diligently and continually release all that no longer served me. I restructured my life so that ONLY the bare necessities remained. I stream-lined my schedule to minimal work, minimal socializing, and minimal stress. There was a lot of closure on old… Continue reading Bring On A New Year!

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Art Therapy and Wellness

ABOUT: LIVE WELL WITH BECKY Rebecca is a vibrant woman who has landed in the Northumberland area with her family. She is passionate about "clean" products, whether it be for your home or body. Her back ground is in psychology and expressive arts therapy. She has recently co-hosted a variety of workshops with creative soul… Continue reading Art Therapy and Wellness

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Calm In The Chaos

On Saturday, November 19th I will be hosting a new workshop "Finding The Calm In The Chaos." This has been brewing for awhile, since creating "A Journey Through Self-Care" I knew there was more I wanted to offer in line with nurturing ourselves. The self-care workshop was designed to simply give women a day to… Continue reading Calm In The Chaos

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Dreams, Intuition, Reality and Trust

Last night I was awaken at 3 AM by a nightmare that left me with heart-crushing anxiety. Racing mind. Overwhelming fear. I have written about this before: The Container The Edge Living Yoga Jackie Dumaine wrote a very stark and raw blog about her own personal experience she titled "Breaking Open: A Melt-Down Story". When I… Continue reading Dreams, Intuition, Reality and Trust

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Chaos

Creation, preservation, destruction. These are the three gunas that represent the cycles of life, and the universe. In sanskrit they are called sattva, rajas and tamas. One thing I love about yoga, and specifically the philosophies, is the lesson of letting go. Not judging, not clinging, and having an ability to go with the flow;… Continue reading Chaos

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Moving Beyond The Postures

Yes this is a yoga blog. It is my heart and my business. I am a certified yoga instructor, but am also a Child and Youth Worker. I came to yoga as a teenager, and it has helped me through many waves of life. As the tide rolls in and out, yoga is always there… Continue reading Moving Beyond The Postures

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Isolation, Hibernation, Transformation

Just like nature, we all have our own natural rhythms. As a society and culture we have created a structure and expectation of living, that is not in tune to nature or anyone's individual needs. In our progress of technological advancement we have led ourselves into a way of living that is very fragmented.  We have separated ourselves… Continue reading Isolation, Hibernation, Transformation

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Personal Yoga Practice

7/7 The last six blogs based on the six movements of the spine, are ideal to help you build your own personal yoga practice!  First focus on elongation of the spine through each movement, then be sure to include back bends,forward bends, side stretches on both sides and twists in both directions. Remember that hatha yoga… Continue reading Personal Yoga Practice

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No Human Being Is Worthless

"I'm not afraid of dying.  Sometimes I'm more afraid of living." I am reading a book called "In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts" by Gabor Maté.  The quote above is from one of his clients.  It makes my mind race with words: Addiction.  Suicide.  Depression.  Self-harm.  We all suffer.  Perhaps some just hide it better then others.… Continue reading No Human Being Is Worthless

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Guilt, Let It Go.

I have heard that of all the emotions we feel, guilt has the lowest vibration. I am the queen of 'feeling guilty.'  It is something I have been aware of, and worked with stopping, for years; but yesterday was a challenge.  My son had the flu all weekend, and I managed to pick it up… Continue reading Guilt, Let It Go.