Andale Austin

I have been in Texas for just over a year and in the past few weeks -- no, days really, it has truly begun to feel like home. I am feeling so much support in this cradle in the middle of Texas, I find myself caught off guard and tingly-all-over by the kindness of strangers and not-so-strangers that … [Read more...]

Adios Dirty Bird!

Once, many years ago, when I returned home from Mexico, my mom told me I looked dirty and weathered..... and I was deeply offended. Even shed some tears. Today, as I prepare to head to Texas after a winter in Mexico, I laugh because I AM dirty. And I love it! I've got the dirt and dust under my … [Read more...]

Swimming through Fear

I wasn't always afraid of the water, I grew up in Crystal Lake, Illinois, swimming in the crystal clear water and other area lakes at every opportunity and truly loved being a mermaid. But then came the dawn of JAWS and my swimming career was effectively halted. I remember trying to drown out my … [Read more...]

Broken Hearts Club

How I lost my lifelong membership to this club.... It occurs somewhere around mid-to-early-January, the drug stores aisles turn to a sea of red hearts, teddy bears and ageless chocolates, buttering us up for the next major holiday, Valentine's Day. This day that will always undoubtedly prove the … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15… 2015!

I have had a ton of fun creating a series of weekly 15-second videos on Instagram (#newenergyin15), promoting good energy, raising your vibration and just plain feeling better by doing some simple exercises I have learned from my mentors, teachers and practices.  It's been a … [Read more...]