What Do You Practice?

I’ve been thinking about what it means to practice. What do we practice? This was prompted by  listening to Ultrarunner Rich Roll talking about part of his commitment to recovery. He said the two main components were the practice  of gratitude and service. He said that gratitude didn’t come to him naturally, that he has…

Self-Care: Attending to the Basics

Self-care or self-love in this season of flowers, candy and heart-shaped everything  — what does it all mean? I look at it like this: It’s a request for care. It’s an opportunity to ask ourselves:  Are we heeding the most basic of requests from our hearts, souls, and bodies? We can often conflate self-care/self-love with…

Intentionality: Choosing Growth Over Comfort

We’ve reached the end of January. The month of Being Intentional. What did you discover about yourself? What did you learn? And equally important, what will you do with that information? As I have been looking inward during these last 30 days I have realized there are things I am ready to let go of,…

Worth the Crash

It’s been a whirlwind the last 2 weeks. I was on a stress high, then a wedding high and then… I crashed. And hard. You all know how it goes. You have all the preparations and last-minute purchases before you leave for an out-of-town wedding. And you’re trying to cram 5 days of work into…

Congratulations!

Our friends and family gathered in Tennessee over the weekend to celebrate the marriage of Sydney and Jake. It was a beautiful few days full of priceless memories, more than a few tears, and immense joy. All sunshine and love, Lowi & G