Budgeting Pilates in Today’s Economy

Pilates certainly feels good, but is it practical in today’s economy? I say – if you value your physical, mental, and emotional health – absolutely! I can personally attest to the fact that Pilates often interrupts the anxiety triggered by feelings of uncertainty, news headlines, and my own Facebook feed. Plus, a good workout always…
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Chemical Attraction & Red Flags

I’ve been in a polyamorous relationship with essential oils (EOs) since about 2002. Polyamorous because not just one EO can satisfy my physical and emotional needs. So I’ve been following my nose and pure chemical attraction to guide my aromatic experiences. And while I’ve fully absorbed myself in every sensual encounter, I never let it…

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Are You Practicing Pilates Or Contrology?

What is Contrology? While today it’s more commonly known as Pilates, Joseph Pilates actually called his exercise method Contrology. In his book, “Return To Life”, he claims that “Contrology develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong postures, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind, and elevates the spirit.” Who doesn’t want that? The fact that Contrology has been…

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#soakedinthought – A Monthly Writing Ritual

Journal Writing As Self-Care   #soakedinthought is a monthly writing ritual that accesses your innate power to create the life that you want, instead of operating on automatic pilot or being a victim of circumstance. It’s designed to reveal your deepest truths; how you feel about yourself, your relationships, your career, and your life path….

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The Greatest Teacher I Never Met

Not Your Average Joe You know those people who enter your life and create a massive impact on your sense of purpose? There’s something about your experience with them that shifts your mind into a world of endless curiosity, inspiration, and growth; keeping you motivated toward your personal best. I’ve felt this way about many…

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My Polyamorous Relationship With Essential Oils

It begins with curiosity. What do you do when you’ve got a passion for holistic healing modalities, an acute sense of smell, a rabid obsession with natural scents, and a pure aversion to synthetic ones? You take your schnoz on an aromatic love fest by enrolling in Aromatherapy school! Yes, I’m studying to become a…

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