Nailed it!

I’ve been an apple crumble machine this week, making and refining this recipe three times (yes!).  The apples have been so delicious and plentiful this time of year in New England and I was determined to make an apple crumble that the whole family could enjoy that was gluten and dairy free, and I think …

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Jumping in!

Sometimes you just have to go for it.  That message was reinforced this past weekend. My husband researched a swimming hole in New Hampshire that we went to with our son after a good, sweaty hike up Mount Cardigan.   The swimming hole, aptly called “Sculpted Rocks,” offered several steep spots to jump into a …

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Effort & Ease

The ancient yoga teachings tell us that in each posture we should feel equal effort and equal ease. Sometimes we push ourselves into a posture with sheer determination and a force that is superhuman.  Is it worth it?  What if we soften, wind it back a little, and then reengage to a healthy degree?  Will …

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Adult?

Today was a day where I rolled up my sleeves and got to work on the piles of paperwork at the desk.  True confessions:  it’s never something I rush to do, and the pile seems to get higher and higher until it verges on toppling, sometimes actually toppling–that’s when I know it just isn’t optional.  …

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Pratyahara

It’s a snowy, blustery day in New England.  We are hunkering down through the storm (it’s a long one, started last night, and is still snowing this evening….).  And since I’ve been studying for my advanced yoga teacher training, at this time I am drawn to the yoga teaching of “Pratyahara” or the withdrawl of …

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