Lessons I Learned at a Yoga Retreat…

Lisa StoryConscious Living

I have done many amazing and wonderful things throughout my life. The yoga retreat I went on at the beginning of this month in beautiful Ojai was one of them.   First of all, I won a 50% discount on the cost of the trip in a drawing at the yoga studio.  How cool is that?!  And…how could I NOT go?  Of course, I went.  To make it an even sweeter trip, one of my close friends decided to go as well.  That was a big bonus.  The retreat was being led by one of my favorite yoga teachers.  Double bonus. We arrived in Ojai, unpacked and enjoyed a completely healthy and delicious lunch.  It was seriously good. Let me tell you…the food … KEEP READING…

Transforming New Year’s Resolutions

Lisa StoryConscious Living

Happy New Year! This is the time of year where many of us are making resolutions and setting goals.  It is an exciting and awesome time to do so.  However, I would like to offer you a slightly different way than you may be familiar with to approach this process.  It is called, “Setting Intentions.” Setting intentions allows us to focus on identifying a heartfelt desire or feeling that we wish to have, then set an intention which is a bit like a personal prayer.  We then follow this up with meaningful action that supports our desires and intentions.  This is important, because too often we focus only on our goal, use willpower to achieve it, and find that we … KEEP READING…

A holiday season to remember…

Lisa StoryHolidays

Lisa Story The Conscious Health Coach Holiday Program

Is it really the middle of November?  I took a walk at dusk this evening and it was balmy.  I want to curl up next to the fire, read books, and sip hot chocolate.  Instead, I came home from my walk, opened the windows, and chopped some raw veggies. Alas…the cool weather will arrive.  I know it will. In the meantime, I am looking forward to my soul being nourished by the holiday season. Have you been busy? I have been busy. Since August, I have been helping out at my husband’s physical therapy office in addition to working in my own practice.  Maintaining a sense of a balanced and healthy lifestyle has at times been elusive.  I am grateful that … KEEP READING…