Category Archives: Love

All is Well in Love

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  So much of what your mind tells you is just noise. Dive into silence. Dwell in the space between the noise. Find the quiet space between your breaths. Connect to the rhythmic beating of your heart. For a moment, just... Stop. Close your eyes. Stay here. Surrender to what is. All is well. All is well. All is well. xo,

a love story, continued in General, Love

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So… Off we went. Dennis had a white truck parked in the parking lot and as I opened the door, soda cans and old subway wrappers fell out and into the street. Dennis didn’t seem to notice. “Time to clean the car?” I asked. “What? Oh yea? I guess.” Emelie rolled her eyes. “I can’t believe you’re taking me in some strangers car!!” she muttered. “And a dirty car at that!” She was feisty, that’s for sure. I dropped Emelie off at the hotel with the promise of all the sugar in all of the...

Finding Calm in the Midst of Chaos in Love

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Friends, This Friday, February 10, I will be hosting a free oneOeight global livestream meditation "Finding Calm in the Midst of Chaos" from the newly opened Island Yoga Studio! This meditation is open to all, you do not need to be a oneOeight subscriber to participate!   Join me 4 pm AST / 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST at www.oneoeight.com/LIVE to participate in this beautiful worldwide community gathering with our oneOeight family! The entire world could use more peace right now, so lets spread this love far and wide! Let me know in the...

From Panic to Prayer in General, Love

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I am discovering a pattern in my life. Whenever I am unsure about the future and start doubting, this sense of uncertainty fills every aspect of my life. This feeling of being unsure doesn't drop out of nowhere but is usually connected to stress, or me feeling overwhelmed or drained. Suddenly I start doubting EVERYTHING; why I'm here, what I'm doing, are we going to make it... During our studio construction I've arrived to a place like this every few months or so. I get overwhelmed, lose sight of the big picture and then start...

How To Fight Morning Sickness (That Lasts All Day Long) in General, Love

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If you read my previous posts you’ll know I started struggling with severe nausea already at week 5, and spent a lot of time researching and trying everything the internet suggested to find a way to feel better. I’m happy to tell you I came across a bunch of stuff that actually worked! I’ll include everything in this post. Every body is different so what worked for me might be the last thing to work for you, but it’s worth giving everything a try. So – here are my top 10 tips to fight morning...

Two best friends and a yoga mat in General, Love

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I haven't been fully conscious about it, but I've been avoiding Andrea since I found out I was pregnant. Normally I think about her every day, I dream about her, I feel her in my practice... I'm not obsessively drowning in her like right after she died, but I feel her presence. In a good way. Since I saw that little line on the stick and realised I'm stepping into motherhood though, I've sort of placed her aside. I can't explain it but there has been something so very painful about entering this big new chapter...

It’s a Yoga Baby!!! in General, Love, Pregnancy

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Yep - you guessed it! We're having a baby! I am BEYOND excited to finally get to share these big news with you. I'm 14 weeks and 2 days today. We waited to share with the world until we got to share with our families face to face but it's been so difficult to keep this secret for so long! I feel relieved that I can let you in on everything that's going on. It's been a roller coaster, that's for sure. I've been blogging secretly and we just made all the posts public, so...

We miss you, Pep. in Love

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Throwback to a beach day with Laika and the most handsome boy I've ever known. We miss you, Pep. These last months I've felt less like a piece of my heart is missing and more like I have a companion by my side. I know you walk beside me... All the time. I'm never alone. The other day Ringo howled with the wind and I swear it was you. He's never howled before and I never heard it again. There are those moments when I feel you so close. When I'm fearful, or lonely. A...

The Moments in Between in General, Love

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  I live for the little moments in between. Opening the drapes in the morning and watching the first sunlight of the day filter in through the window. Sitting down on my yoga mat with a cup of tea, not in my practice yet but just breathing in the steam from the cup, anticipating the breath and movement to come. Walking the dogs and pausing on a cliff to breathe in the ocean, waves crashing beneath me. Making a beautiful meal and waiting a second to devour it, everything perfect and colorful on my plate....

Island Yoga Studio! in General, Love

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Introducing...Island Yoga Studio! Now this is a rendering (a digital drawing) - we are deep in the construction process right now with the new foundation and walls going up this week. But here's a little sneak peek of what's to come! At the end of the year (early December we hope!) we will open what will be the biggest yoga center in the Caribbean with two yoga shalas, a boutique, an organic café serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks(!), a oneOeight production studio, a wrap-around garden and offices for all of our businesses and non-profits. CAN...