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Reflections on Resilience and Reopening

Finding the resilience to resume regular life When Governor Inslee announced King County's entry into Phase 2 of the Safe Start Plan, which included yoga studios opening at 30% capacity, I felt immediate pressure to open the studio for classes asap! After all, I had spent weeks preparing for this day . . . cleaning props and the studio environment, and developing protocols for a safe class experience. Yet...

What comes in the aftermath of stay home stay safe

What comes next. Well, it is clear, we are making forays toward normalcy.  Maybe that makes you feel like pronking . . . Or The Washington Post offered this article about three families that chose to quarantine together for the more cautious among us. No matter how you look at it, we have some ground to cover before things approach anything close to pre-Covid lifestyle. According to a recent Kaiser...

Weathering the winter blues

My friend’s nephew celebrated his fourth birthday. He told her, “I was 3 for years and years and now I’m finally four”. That’s how I feel about January. Every. Year.  I have, at times struggled with intense feelings of depression. When January rolls around and I wonder if it will ever end, my fear of those feelings returning rears its ugly...