A Resilient Gift

SELF CARE | HEALTH & WELLNESS The assumption would be if you met me and saw me is that being petite (I’m almost 5’1) with a muscular, athletic frame that I’m content with my body. Truth is I’m pretty content now, but it has been a long road...

My body and me.

SELF CARE Dear Little Kristi, As I pick you up, I want you to know you are loved. You matter. Your body is a gift.  Even though you get glasses in 3rd grade, you still have beautiful, almond shaped eyes. Even if you think your nose is too big, be proud your Native...

Permission

YOGA | SELF CARE Yoga gave me permission to fall in love with my body. The universe sends us so many messages about what we ‘should’ look like and what a ‘real’ yoga body is.  That message was telling me I wasn’t good enough so naturally I was relating my worth to...

Slow The F Down

SELF CARE “Let’s pause for a moment… how many of you have dealt or currently deal with a body image issue or challenge with food? Raise your hand,” our Yoga Teacher Training instructor questioned us. I looked straight down at the floor and my arm raised toward...