The real conspiracy surrounding the Moon Landings. The real-est. Ever.

When I went into my yoga class tonight, I steered past my typical section of the room because it smelled bad. I’m not sure what the source was, and I practiced “letting go” by finding a new spot in the studio. We settled into our various spots and worked through several postures holding our knees,…

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A year to celebrate: Reflections from the seat of depression and anxiety.

It’s easy to look back on a year and see it clouded with the struggles I went through, wondering when I’ll have a year that sums up as good and meaningful. It’s especially easy to see a past year through this lens when that “cloud of struggles” is actually a depressive one that’s followed me…

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Happy a8c Anniversary to Me

I’m not much of an anniversary person. In the 5+ years together, E and I have never celebrated when we “became a thing”. In part, that may be because neither of us remember when it happened. “Sometime in December in 2011, I think?”. As time passes, I realize that while dates are arbitrary, they’re worth remembering…

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Rockstar Status: Upgrading from Novice to Vegan Yogi

No, I’m not going vegan. I ate fried chicken last night! I also went to a bar on a weeknight for the first time since August 2015. The adventure felt like stepping into a familiar pair of sneakers – perfectly contoured to my footprint, while recognizing they went out of style 5 years ago. My rockstar status…

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How life changes when you become a Happiness Engineer

Slamming the door behind you at 7:30 AM, knowing you’re running late because that 40 minute commute just turned into a 50 minute commute…sound familiar? That was my life until almost two years ago. Roll out of bed at 7:10, press the coffee button, hurricane around my 600 square feet for 15 minutes and flee…

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