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As you might have figured out by now, I love running. A lot. And I love running alone. I love being left with my thoughts and emotions, left to my own pace, left to my own battle. So, when my…


Honor it

One thing that I have come to love about yoga is the insistence that you listen to your own body and honor it. Yesterday, my instructor said that a few times. Honor what you are feeling. Sometimes, you can’t hold…



When I was fifteen, I fell in love. His name was Ferris, and I thought he was amazing. For my fifteenth birthday, my parents got me “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. On VHS. (That makes it cooler, right?) I watched it…



Usually, I learn my life lessons from running, but yesterday, yoga was my teacher. After a series of gruelling crescent lunges and some shake inducing boat poses, I was so ready for savasana (the final resting pose). As we prepared…



All my life, or at least as long as I can remember, I have had the tendency to compare myself to others. I look at the lives of my friends and family, and wonder why I’m not doing the same…