Monthly Archives: December 2014

10 Things I Learned in 2014

Wow, I can not believe another year is coming to an end. Boy was 2014 a whirlwind for me. It was for sure a transitional year for me that was exciting and scary all at the same time. I stepped out of my comfort zone quite a bit, and can’t believe where it has gotten me!

Before I jump into setting goals for the coming year I think it’s important to reflect on all of the things that were accomplished over the past 365 days. With accomplishments also come learnings. So I present to you 10 things I learned in 2014.

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Giving the Gift of Experience

Why hello there!  It’s been a while bloggies, and I’m sorry for that.  I am committing to blogging once per week from here on out because that is what is realistic in my life right now.

As the holiday season is upon us, gift buying is in full swing.  Being in the retail world now,  boy am I sure in the thick of it!  While of course it’s great to get nice things, I really have always been (or maybe more recently been) a proponent of giving the gift of experience.

Maybe it’s the wander-luster in me but I know giving someone the opportunity to experience something new really excites me.  This world has SO much to offer.  Forget world, even just your own town or state has SO much to offer that you probably don’t even realize.  So this holiday instead of filling up your loved ones closets or homes with stuff, maybe fill up their life with a new experience.

Giving the Gift of Experience – A List for Inspiration

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Stay Inspired to Inspire


This post has been a long time coming. I’ve been thinking about it, writing and rewriting it in my head for weeks now. It’s sort of been my mantra or we can say an affirmation that has been with me for some time.

I stay inspired to inspire.

One of the biggest reasons I decided to start the journey of becoming a yoga teacher was to inspire others. What the practice has done for me and my life in just three short years is remarkable. So if I can share that with just a sliver of people on this earth, well then my life has a purpose right?

The thing is, sometimes staying inspired is hard. It doesn’t just happen, it takes work. It takes commitment, it takes dedication, and most importantly it takes the will to want to stay inspired.
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