Planting Positive Seeds

The time spent incubating two babies and raising them through their first year of life gave me perspective. After a 19 month hiatus, I’m back teaching yoga, now with my own signature touch integrating my interests for practical application. My original foray into sport psychology evolved into an embrace of positive psychology along with my […]

No Apology Required

“I’m so inspired I want to sell my house and move to Calcutta!” uttered Colleen Saidman Yee abuzz from a weekend co-facilitating the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program with Roshi Joan Halifax.  I spent a week in New York this summer visiting family which gave me the opportunity to practice at Yoga Shanti with Colleen […]


In an effort to direct my reading of the Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology (my birthday gift from my husband), I’ll be posting my reflections on the chapters as I go. Reflections imply 1) I have found the time to read the chapters and 2) I have been able to cognitively process the information in […]


I enter into this as my  7 month old twin boys are tucked away for the night (hopefully)…and resume as one naps upstairs and the other is being cradled in the nanny’s arms. This chapter of my life is calling on all my reserves (internal and extended social network) and exposing where I need reinforcement. […]