Facing my Shadow in Bali

I’m currently at the beach sitting on a bean bag and staring at the beautiful ocean watching surfers ride the waves, and while people next to me are sipping beers and coconuts, I felt the call to write, so here we go... I arrived in Bali 3 days ago. I had a long travel journey. … Continue reading Facing my Shadow in Bali

a note on self-love

I've been thinking a lot about how so many people hate themselves and their bodies. This is a problem prevalent in our world and manifests itself in anxiety and depression. We see so many people who externally have a great life. They have a roof over their heads, are fed, and well taken care of. … Continue reading a note on self-love

drinks in India – a poem

we walk through markets and smells of sandalwood and burning plastic and cooked, oily dough. we finger mala beads and soft pants they call trousers we stop at cafes for drinks - in america, we refer to "drinks" when we want to go out for happy hour for glasses of wine and fruity cocktails but … Continue reading drinks in India – a poem

Yoga Teacher Training in India pt. 2

Helloo my loves! It is Sunday and it is currently almost 9 am. I woke up on and off this morning, but officially woke up around 8 am which was a dream since we've been waking up at 5 am every morning. Today's our only day off, so I am so excited to have the … Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training in India pt. 2

Yoga Teacher Training in India pt. 1

I feel there has been so much that has happened the last 5 days that I don't even know what to begin with, but here is an update on my Yoga Teacher Training so far. INTERNATIONAL SISTERS There are 19 women and one man also attending the training. I had no idea who was going … Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training in India pt. 1

Landing in India and Learning what it means to TRUST

aaah where do I even begin. I last left you at the airport in Kiev, Ukraine as I was about to make my last leg to India. I was feeling a mixture of anxiety, homesickness, "what am I getting myself into" and wanting to turn around and go back home to anything familiar and comfortable. … Continue reading Landing in India and Learning what it means to TRUST

thoughts on fear and homesickness: updates in Kiev, Ukraine

I'm currently sitting in the business class lounge in the Kiev airport with an unopened coke beside me and a plate of a variety of Ukrainian foods - boiled potatoes with dill, a ham quiche, and a tomato and bell pepper salad. pro tip: if you have a long layover, chilling in a lounge is … Continue reading thoughts on fear and homesickness: updates in Kiev, Ukraine