(Spring) Time to Renew Your Commitment

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Spring has finally sprung around here! Sun, temperatures above freezing, even a green shoot or two. I can't help but be inspired by nature's creativity, and hopefully you'll forgive me for using a common metaphor of spring renewal and renewed commitment to your creative project. (Hey, the metaphor … [Read more...]

Creative Handstands

Even though I've been doing yoga for almost 25 years, I've always been afraid of handstand. I'm not alone in this; most people are afraid of inverted poses--in much the same way they're afraid of turning their lives upside down by taking creative risks. Writing the book, getting paints and a … [Read more...]

The Year in Review

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On Facebook, my Friends are doing their year in review in photos. This made me think of what I've done this year, because sometimes I feel like I haven't accomplished anything. Time to make ye olde annual list! 1. I made an app. Like many writers--and people who sit all day--I was scared by the … [Read more...]

It’s time to Take A Yoga Break!

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I'm sure you've heard all the bad news about the effects of sitting for 6 or more hours a day--weight gain, increased risk of diabetes and kidney disease, even shortened life span. As someone who has spent her career writing from a chair, as a senior editor at O, the Oprah Magazine, as the author … [Read more...]

Beach Glass “Wish You Were Here” Postcard

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Fabulous, Never Better: Selfie Portrait

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                                              Two projects I'm working on: First, growing old gracefully. As I … [Read more...]

“My Writing Process” Blog Tour: Like Partner Yoga, But Without the Wedgie

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One of my NBFs, Katana Collins, recently asked: What's your writing process? My response was, What's a writing process? Where can I get one, and will it make my butt look bigger? She wouldn't answer that last one because she's too sweet, but she did give me the chance to participate in an … [Read more...]

Read an Excerpt from BEACH GLASS

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  Want to break out of winter's icy grip? Head to a tropical beach with my latest book. BEACH GLASS comes out this Friday, February 21 and is available for pre-order now. Here's a first look at one of the chapters. “Did you hear someone screaming last night?” I blush as I climb the … [Read more...]

Take A Yoga Break: Open Your Heart!

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This Valentine's Week, be a sweetheart to your body. Take A Yoga Break is a series of moves I designed to combat the dangers of long periods of sitting, which include increased risk of obesity, kidney damage, heart disease, and other un-loving, unhealthy effects. Take A Yoga Break (TAYB for short) … [Read more...]

BEACH GLASS Cover, Excerpt, and Pre-Order Info!

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Surf's up! Almost - BEACH GLASS, the novel, will be published by Bell Bridge Books on February 21, 2014. The book is available for pre-order now on Amazon. BEACH GLASS is a novel about surfing life's waves and being yoga-flexible when it comes to changes. It's about first loves and second … [Read more...]