Sunday morning was bittersweet as it was our last day at Hope Springs Institute, but we were excited about the activities Lotus Flower Studio had planned for us. The day started off in the Spirit House for pranayama and meditation around the fire. I mostly reflected on how simple all of this seems here at Hope [...]
For some reason, my mom and sister didn’t want to get up early for the morning yoga and pranayama practice so I went by myself and enjoyed the cool morning air and sun salutations.
After breakfast, we went on a hike to explore Hope Spring Institute‘s 100 acres of undisturbed nature trails. [...]
My mom, sister, and I just got back from an amazing wellness retreat weekend hosted by Lotus Flower Studio. It was so relaxing and wonderful and packed with great things that I decided to make it a 3 part series on my blog to make sure I don’t miss anything. (Sorry the pictures are [...]
I’ve started taking a pilates class at Lotus Flower Studio and it’s been a lot of fun for me. I originally wanted to take a yoga class but with nothing fitting into my schedule anywhere I looked, I went for the next best thing – pilates. I normally would have steered clear [...]
I’ve found that [...]
Below, my sister, Sad Robots, tries to convince you of all the ways barefoot running is better than regular shoe running. However, I want to point out that she never really goes in to how much not running prevents all running-related injuries.
Sad Robots’ Controversial Science Things
As a graduate in the [...]
Friends, I would love to report that I have so far achieved great and promising success at my challenge to lose 25 pounds by Heedfest (an annual festival held in July) but, alas, I have not really lost any weight at all. It’s not all doom and gloom, however. In the process of trying to [...]
Below, my husband, Rob (Perfectly Lethal) guest blogs about anything and everything:
My wife, the beautiful and often hilarious Girl About Town, asked me to write a blog entry for her. Frankly, I didn’t know how to take this space up. So I just decided to address a number of topics very [...]
My sister sent me this very inspirational quote the other day (using ::gasp:: email!). I think I’ll put this on a t-shirt and wear it when I work [...]
Today, my sister of Sad Robots fame is guest blogging some exercise product recommendations.
Lauren is great at giving beauty product recommendations, but beauty starts at being active and healthy, so I thought I’d recommend some great fitness products that I’m not sure I could live without.
I used to tell myself that as I worked [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.