Grateful Yogi Blog 

     Let's Get Real - This blog is personal, candid, from the heart, sometimes funny, sometimes not.  Adulting isn't easy, but each breath is a gift.


For The Love Of Yoga - A Little History

The word “yoga” literally means “to yoke or join” in Sanskrit. In other words, it is an art that was developed to harmonize the body, mind and spirit. Yoga is an ancient gift that has been passed down to millions of people for over 5,000 years. Some researchers believe yoga is nearly 10,000 years old, but it’s true beginnings ar...

On Dusting & Motherhood

On Dusting & The Circles Of Motherhood I’m not a big fan of dusting, though our home is always tidy. Dusting, to me, seems nearly pointless. It’s an endless circle of cleaning, since 24 hours afterwards it settles back in again. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with people that DO enjoy it (well, maybe a little:) I just deem...

Awaken Your Inner Child

The other day, our children asked if they could grab a jar and go outside to catch fireflies. When summer arrives, our energy and excitement tend to heighten. Our moods get lighter as the days get longer, we go outside more, eat more ice cream, enjoy concerts and go on vacation. It is the season of FUN. Summer always brings back the best childhood memories, ...