The Mind’s Playlist

The Mind’s Playlist

By Bethanie Jones I was meditating the other night and something so obvious yet so subtle hit me. I saw the planet earth from the view of outer space and wondered how many people’s prayers were being sent out into…

A Hero Lies In You

A Hero Lies In You

Expectations. What. A. Son. Of A. Bitch. As a self-diagnosed perfectionist and over-achiever, I admire the laid back types who seem to always “go with the flow”. The ones who don’t get worked up or seem disappointed. The ones that…

It’s a cold and it’s a broken, Hallelujah

It’s a cold and it’s a broken, Hallelujah

By Bethanie Jones I’ve been struggling with writing this piece, because I have not been sure where to begin. My sister passed away 2 weeks ago. She died from a drug overdose, and was found in her car days later,…

Free Fallin’

Free Fallin’

By: Bethanie Jones I had a dream last night. I was told I was dying, and all I could think of doing was jumping into the ocean and feeling its coolness surround me entirely. I wasn’t scared, I wasn’t sad,…

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

By Bethanie Jones New Year, new you? What about New Year, same you? Or New Year, who cares because you aren’t going to stick to it anyways? This time of year can be interesting, it’s a time of reflection and…

I Hope You Dance

I Hope You Dance

By: Bethanie Jones As we head into the holidays, it’s pretty normal to have a plethora of conflicting emotions and to swirl things around in our minds. While the world tells us, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year”,…

Mentors in our Life

Mentors in our Life

By: Tom McCrary (This is a portion of a written assignment completed during Yoga Teacher Training. In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna represents the divine, Arjuna represents ourselves. Dharma is our path in life. As we move into this season of…

My Heart Will Go On

My Heart Will Go On

By: Bethanie Jones It has been said, that Eskimos have over 180 words for the word snow. It is such a vital part of who they are, and their culture that they feel the need to articulate it into specifics….

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

By: Bethanie Jones I’ve been struggling a lot lately. As humans, and creatures of habit, we don’t always do well with change. It can be difficult incorporating a new healthy habit, new job, new relationship, new home etc. into the…

Mind Over What Matters

Mind Over What Matters

By: Bethanie Jones I was speaking to a friend pretty deeply about love and life, when they say to me…”You can’t just follow your heart all the time. It just isn’t practical.” This was some time ago and I still…