Celebrating Small Victories

Happy New Year, everyone! As someone who is a firm believer in both the power of positive thinking and also in accepting yourself as you are, I am in a constant flux between “New Year, New Me!” and “I’m perfect just the way I am.” This year, I am splitting the difference and striving to celebrate the minor victories that I accomplish. After a lifetime … Continue reading Celebrating Small Victories

Becoming Type B

As is well documented on this blog (as well as on my credit card statements…), I have fairly recently become a regular yoga practitioner. As someone who is inflexible, yoga is beneficial for me because it helps me to stretch out my muscles and slowly gain some flexibility. As an exercise, yoga is great because after a long day of basically doing nothing but sitting … Continue reading Becoming Type B

My Love/Hate Relationship with Routine

From what I’ve heard, when it comes to routine, there are two different kinds of people: people who like routine and people who prefer spontaneity/variety. In Myers-Briggs speak (because you know that I can’t talk about personality without talking about the MBTI), this is P(erceiving) vs J(udging). P’s (like me), lean more towards spontaneity and shy away from routine. J’s have this really annoying tendency … Continue reading My Love/Hate Relationship with Routine

Yoga Terminology: Explained by a Sassy Semi-Beginner

Do you often find yourself confused in yoga class? Do you feel discouraged because you don’t understand anything that the instructor is saying, even though everyone else seems to? Why is everyone lying on the ground? You want me to put my arm where? I keep hearing them say something about dogs. Are there dogs here? Do I get to pet them? WHERE ARE THE … Continue reading Yoga Terminology: Explained by a Sassy Semi-Beginner