Better Boundaries for Hearth and Home

The world outside our homes is chaotic right now. A raging pandemic, struggling economy, squabbling culture and high seasonal heat have come together to create a truly unpleasant summer cocktail. Although we cannot leave all our worries at the door when we return to our sanctums, there are some simple practices we can implement that…

Boot Camp Tools for Tough Times

A little over 20 years ago, I joined the Marine Corps. Yeah, most people make that face when they find out.  I know it does not seem terribly likely.  It is, however, 100% true. What can I say?  At age 18, I desperately needed the structure and discipline of the military.  To be utterly frank,…

More Than a Chariot

When I read last week’s blog on Major Arqueerna (‘Magic and the Physical Art of Release’), I was practically yelling ‘YES!  EXACTLY!’ over my morning coffee.  In the blog, Annie talks about how practicing Yin Yoga has supported their spiritual practice – in particular, some of their Shadow Work. One of the soapboxes I frequently…