This Hippie $hit Will Actually Change Your Brain – A Freedom Meditation for the 4th of July

Up front confession – If you have been reading my blogs since at least last fall, then I’ve shared this meditation with you before. Really want to cut to the chase? Here’s the recording:   Not-so-confession’y – why am I sharing it again? BECAUSE IT’S SO DANG POWERFUL. Lastly – it’s the freaking fourth [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

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

A Life-Changing, Thanksgiving Meditation

In honor of Thanksgiving, I want to give thanks to you AND I wanted to share one of my all-time favorite meditations with you today. This is commonly known as the “loving kindness” meditation, and it is a powerful and life-changing one if I do say so myself. Give it a try, and I promise you’ll [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Sarah's Blog|2 Comments

9/11: A Reminder of the Power of Choice & The Option to Heal

The annual remembrance of September 11th, 2001 evokes a lot of emotions in me, many of which have changed over the last few years. In 2011, I wrote an account of where I was when it all went down in 2001, and how I felt that the "Tumbling Towers Built America's Next Greatest Generation."  But [...]

By | September 10th, 2016|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

The Trauma Therapist Project with Dr. Guy Macpherson

What a fun podcast with Guy Macpherson, PhD on The Trauma Therapist Project talking resilience and mental health! We recorded this a few weeks ago, and it's now live on his site HERE.  You can also access it directly on the PodCast. There is a crack, a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen Why [...]

By | August 10th, 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

Once-stodgy, the VFW is now a new portrait of America’s changing military

Our progressive Veterans of Foreign Wars Post-1 in Denver has been featured yet again, this time in the Christian Science Monitor. You know why? 'Cause we're rocking it with gender equality, gay rights, yoga, meditation, child care, art shows, and much more at this Post! Healing happens together, folks. :) So, as the article goes... "In [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Does It Piss You Off When People Tell You To “Just Let It Go?”

Ya, me too. But I think that's because somewhere deep down I know I need to. I need to just. Let. It. Go. So, I got to thinkin' - I'm probably not the only one who's felt this way! And as we approach the New Year and goals and resolutions galore begin to crop up [...]

By | December 23rd, 2015|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

How Yoga and Meditation Made My Life Better – On HuffPostLive

This morning I was fortunate to share some “air time” with Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani, the Host & Producer of HuffPostLive’s Thrive Online where she talks women, world news, religion, and politics.  Today’s topic was: How Yoga and Meditation Made My Life Better.  I was a guest on the show along with yoga instructors from NYC, Austin, [...]

By | June 10th, 2014|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

The Itsy-Bitsy Spider Went Where?

No, this is not a picture of me singing "the itsy-bitsy-spider" to a room full of adults.  This is me, "Semper Sarah," speaking at our latest Just Roll With It Bootcamp which took place Saturday August 24th in Hermosa Beach, CA.  Because a former Marine, a photographer, a friend, took the effort to make this [...]

By | August 28th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments