Talk To The Animals


I’ve always spoken to animals as if they’re my closest friends. Most all animals will like you more when you just BE who you are toward them. Treat them like a living breathing BEING, not a pet and you’ll feel the fullness of connection at its best. Ive been opening my heart to animals sinceContinue reading “Talk To The Animals”

Caught Up!


People are really caught up in the appearances of it all.  Just the other day, my friend that I’ve known, more than half my life,  made a comment that threw me for a loop! We had just walked past  Owen Wilson in a coffee shop–I made eye contact and he said hello (this is aboutContinue reading “Caught Up!”

Santa Monica Serendipity


Santa Monica was once the Mecca of Bodybuilding–or wait, maybe it was Venice.  These days, Santa Monica is the Mecca of Yoga Studios. There are literally 6 studios within 5 blocks of each other. As I wrote in a previous post, I was once a yoga whore. Yoga whore,  meaning I never seemed to stayContinue reading “Santa Monica Serendipity”

Puma Power


As I began my hike at I the start of  Will Rogers State Park, a young woman came running out of the woods, “Oh My God, there’s a mountain lion in there!”  She had turned around after seeing the mountain lion in her first 5 minutes on the trail. I eased her fear a bitContinue reading “Puma Power”

Yoga Twists and Turns


I’ve been practicing yoga in Santa Monica for 15 years. I’ve considered myself a yoga whore for most of those years. Yoga whore, meaning I just jump from one teacher to the next and never really stay with one teacher on a weekly basis. Except for a few months practicing with Scott and learning theContinue reading “Yoga Twists and Turns”

You Live You Learn


I spend lots of time with  amazing women. Most of them are younger than me and some of my best friends are as much as 20 years younger than me. Lately, I’ve caught myself thinking, “gosh, she is so aware and enlightened for her age”.  Sometimes I feel like they are so far ahead ofContinue reading “You Live You Learn”

Be Open


One of my favorite affirmations these days is, “I AM OPEN TO EVERYTHING AND ATTACHED TO NOTHING.” When I live with this intention, some of the most amazing things happen. Last weekend, a series of events occurred that reinforce my belief in staying tapped in, tuned in, and turned on to the positive flow ofContinue reading “Be Open”