Power of the Mind-Body Connection

My passion for yoga and meditation was born out of my own desire to heal and move forward in life.  Early in my career, I experienced military sexual trauma (more than once).  I was adept at dissociating from these experiences by immersing myself in work and and trying to be a bad-ass female officer in the predominately male infantry divisions […]

Read More →

Why Remember?

Today is Memorial Day.  For many, Memorial Day is only about backyard BBQ’s and lazy days on the beach.  I’ve had my fair share of both.  However, having spent two decades in the military as a cadet, soldier, and spouse, I know all too well what Memorial Day is really about. My first experience with losing a dear friend and […]

Read More →

Tragedy in Afghanistan: Can You Walk In Another Soul’s Boots?

I believe veterans are some of our most educated and experienced global citizens, and they have the capacity to be society’s greatest teachers when given substantial support in regards to transforming and integrating their combat experiences.  In general, we as a nation and a military community are falling short in offering support of this kind.  We are only beginning to […]

Read More →

A Paratrooper’s Dharma

I am currently in the midst of a new year fast, cleansing my body from over-indulgences of the holiday season.  My mental and spiritual intention for these three days of purification was simple:  clarity.  It is my general nature is to pursue life, my passions and purpose, with tenacity…that is once I have a clear picture what and how it […]

Read More →