Matsyasana or Fish Pose

Matsyasana or Fish Pose! It is helpful for breathing ailments, mild backaches, anxiety, and fatigue. Start on your back with your knees bent. Inhale lifting your pelvis and sliding your arms down your sides keeping your forearms in tight. Exhale and on an inhale press into your forearms to lift your torso and head away…

cow pose


Cat-Cow is great for tennis and basketball players. It provides a gentle massage to the spine. Stack your shoulders over your wrists and hips over knees. Make sure you toes are invisible behind your knees. Spread your hands like star fish. Start with a few rounds of cat-cow. Inhale, roll your shoulders, hammock your belly…

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Love for Clemson

The fans are screaming, the energy on the field is electric, and there is still enough time in this game for the tides to change. That was the momentum of the Clemson vs. Alabama NCAA football championship game last night. Bama had been up all game until the fourth quarter when Clemson finally took the…


How do these Phish Phans Express Gratitude? How Do You?

Gratitude. I walked down the street the other week and passed this little show venue. Right away, a poster caught my eye. It was this navy triangle looking shape filled with little red doughnut circles. I knew instantly it had to do with the band Phish. So I shot a few notes out and surveyed…

soap nuts

Soap Nuts as a Detergent?

Who would have thought that the earth provides a nut that will make your clothes squeaky clean? I walked into this cute little shop called Time and Again in Hayward, Wisconsin. I glanced down and saw a barrel full of these nut looking things. There were some muslin sacks nearby. So curious Claire got the…

seated pigeon

Three Yoga Poses You Can Do on the Plane

Do you ever have that feeling when you get off the plane when you can barely move or breathe? All you want to do is take a nice full body stretch. As soon as you reach your arms above your head, they jam into the roof of the ceiling. Don’t even get me started on…

mercury retrograde

How to Combat Mercury Retrograde Before it Starts!

Chaos, chaos, chaos! Every few months, I take some time to sit and contemplate the important tasks I have been putting off. I think about what I need to buckle down on and just get done. Mercury Retrograde comes about every four months and lasts for three weeks. So my “list” consists of two steps….

mercury retrograde

Mercury Retrograde: Why Is Everything Haywire?

You’re late to your early morning meeting. The blinker on the car is rapidly firing away. You and your mom argue over nothing. What the heck is going on? Good ol’ Mercury must be in retrograde. So, what the heck does this mean? How can you combat it? I am here to answer just this….


One Word to Live By

As I sit down to write this blog post, a flash came over me. “Overcome.” It was the first word I thought when I awoke this morning. Overcome what? Fear? The fear of failure, change, or maybe even success. I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for months now. I ask myself why am…


7 Simple Steps to Swerve Toward Your Dreams

7 Simple Steps to Swerve Toward Your Dreams A runner doesn’t complete a race in one step. He gets a little bit closer to his finish line every time he places one foot in front of the other. People often wonder how on earth they will reach their destination when asked about future hopes and dreams. I…