#Yogalosophy Journal Day 4

Be Grateful So today's chapter is about being grateful. I find this fitting seeing as I just wrote a blog about how meeting my kid's Xmas expectations is stressing me out. Gratitude is a funny thing. It's easy to say we should be grateful or happy with what we have but its in our nature... Continue Reading →


The Xmas Star of Pressure

I'm about as far from being a religious person as you can get so in our house Xmas is about family and friends and Santa Clause. Having such a huge day based mostly in materialistic gain can bare down a ton of pressure on parents, especially when one is a minimalist to begin with. And... Continue Reading →

Yogalosophy Journal Day 3

Senses So this is actually for yesterday, I'm just having time to write it now. Yesterday was about listening to and appreciating your senses. Most of us really do take them for granted and don't take the time to really enjoy what's around us. I am guilty of this. So I used a nice smelling... Continue Reading →

Well That Didn’t Work

It's amazing how quickly life can get in the way of good intentions! I think one of the most important skills or lessons you can learn in life is adaptation. Any diet or exercise plan that doesn't allow for that will not work. I'm living proof. Now this isn't to say I've completely given up... Continue Reading →

#Yogalosophy Journal Day Two

Setting Goals So today's lesson was about setting small short term goals so that you have greater success achieving them and are therefore more apt to continue on the path. I agree with this concept. I guilty of getting to far ahead of myself and losing focus on the task at hand. I also take... Continue Reading →

#Yogalosophy Day 1 Journal

INTENTION So fittingly the challenge starts off with setting an intention for what you want. This may sound easy at first but I feel like I need to dig deeper than the obvious, to be healthier and thinner. I think what I really want is to regain some of myself back from what I lost... Continue Reading →

Up For It

Sometimes you just need to challenge yourself. And sometimes that challenge can give you direction. As you may know I have been trying to turn a health conscious corner and overall it has been a very positive experience. There have been slips here and there and it hasn't been easy to cut my calories back... Continue Reading →


We are born to fight. Not to argue or bicker, but to fight for our existence. It's hard wired in us to live, survive so no matter what life throws at us our first and strongest instinct is to fight. Our bodies do it naturally. Without us thinking about it our bodies will do everything... Continue Reading →

Dig Deep

It probably shouldn't take 34 years to realize you can't make changes to your appearance without making changes to your "self", but apparently it has. Finding happiness, acceptance and pride in who you are in the deepest sense and then embracing that is by far the greatest gift you can give yourself. No one else... Continue Reading →

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