I’m in my third semester as an adjunct professor at the Charleston School of Law where I teach “Professional Responsibility” which is essentially legal ethics. My main purpose is to prepare students to take the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) and teach them the professional rules of conduct governing attorneys. However, I see […]Read More Finding Mindfullness in Your Everyday Life
Have you ever found yourself holding back? Waiting for that perfect time? Perfect person? Perfect place? Of course you have, who are you kidding. You’re human. I don’t think this is limited to big feats or adventures (i.e. go on the trip, what you are waiting for!) Honestly, I will buy a cute new article […]Read More What are you waiting for?
1. Breath: Your breath is one of your most powerful tools, and has the ability to increase and decrease your heart rate. You can calm yourself down just using breath. Try taking deep inhales; holding at the top, and slow exhales holding at the bottom and repeating. You can increase the amount of time you […]Read More Tips to De-stress Using Yoga and Meditation
It’s been 2 months to the day since my sister left this world. A lot has changed in those two months. Clearly my sister’s absence alone is a huge change, but her loss has initiated a chain of other changes in my life. Since graduating and passing the bar in 2013, I had been practicing as […]Read More Breaking through Shame
Last night, on my way home from dinner I heard an author on NPR say something really beautiful about grieving and losing someone. I wish I could remember his name, and I certainly can’t remember his words exactly, but I’ll do my best. He said that maybe we aren’t meant to heal when we lose […]Read More Healing
My sister died Friday March 4, 2016. She had been battling addiction since 2009. I don’t think anyone ever wins that battle, but my sister found sobriety last year after a true fight. She made peace with her family and mostly with herself. I am proud of her. She’s gone now, and while she has […]Read More No, I’m not Okay.
Last night I was DOG TIRED when I got to FLETC (federal law enforcement training center) to teach yoga. I wanted to lay down and go to sleep. That really was not an option so instead I put on some tunes and MOVED. I started doing some fun yoga, and getting my blood flowing […]Read More Move