Time Management: Accepting Limitation in order to Transcend It + Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. -Mark Twain I don't know about you, but lately I've caught myself feeling like a victim to time. WHERE did it go? Argh, I'm a few [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Semper Sarah|1 Comment

Yoga Resources to Keep You Cozy This Winter

Happy December!   What?! DECEMBER?! Am I the only one who feels like 2016 has gone by in a flash?! Well, if you're trying to get a grip this winter, and if cooler weather has you heading indoors for your daily health & wellness practices, yoga may be a good option for getting - or staying - on track [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Life or Death Choices + New Website Look

Since November contains both the Marine Corps Birthday and Veteran’s Day, I thought the first day of the month was as good as any to share a boiled down version of my story with you + announce my new website release (and ask you to give it a good perusing whilst you're here, of course!). [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Veterans Saluting the Sun for a Change

Sun Salutes Sun's fingers reach over the hills (pausing first, of course, to inhale the beauty of that recently swollen river and admire his own reflection along the way) through the trees, and around the pavilion pillars.   Light Breeze, she travels with the Sun, and reaches, sweeps, dances over the warriors, too, as they [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

If Athletes Do This Without Question, Why Are So Many of Us So Skeptical?

Why practice? Specifically, why practice mediating, moving, and/or praying mindfully DAILY? Because it trains our brains during times of calm how to better respond in times of anxiety, pressure, or stress. It is like soccer practice versus the big match: we cultivate the skills and muscle memory mindfully when we have the time and space [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|2 Comments

Stop Spinning Sideways

"This is just the visual difference that 6 months made when I started making better choices in how I lived my life and applied principles we discussed during your coaching and expressed in your book. No surgeries, prescriptions or fad diets. Just eating healthy, exercising, sleeping, and re-centering my life around core values." Robert is [...]

By | February 26th, 2016|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Your Nose Knows – Getting Balance, Clarity, and Calm With this Powerful Breathwork

Ever heard of or tried "alternate nostril breathing" or nadi shodhana (in sanskrit)? Nope? Well, you're not alone! This simple, yet powerful, way of breathing is one that taps into all sorts of intuitive body-based helper systems within us. Huh? That was my verbose way of saying, this breath work does the (good) work for [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Restore & Rebuild: A Free Resilient Leadership Retreat for Veterans this March

Resilient Leadership Retreat for OIF/OEF Veterans A quick break in my regular blogging programming to ask you to please help Just Roll With It Wellness LLC share a unique opportunity with wounded, injured, or ill veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. The retreat is this March in beautiful Charleston, SC. Lodging, food, and gear are all covered, and travel [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Living Your Practice: Incorporating Yoga Into Your Daily Life

Like many other things in life, yoga practice becomes deeper and more meaningful as you spend more time with it. In Yoga Sutra 1.14, Patanjali notes that the three keys to success in any aspect of life are to do it for a long time, without interruption, and with full sincerity. Yet today’s busy world [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

The Pistol or the Yoga Mat?

Originally posted January 4, 2016 by Yoga Service Council in Trauma-Informed Yoga / Veterans A couple of years ago, in a New Year’s Eve note to my readers on SemperSarah.com, I encouraged them to be vulnerable. Then, I decided, I was going to walk my talk. First, I shared this note with them. Then, I included an expanded version of it in my [...]

By | January 8th, 2016|Semper Sarah|0 Comments