As much as I know this time of quarantine is about slowing down and diving in deep within the self, I have to admit that I often have moments during which I feel like I’m falling behind—not doing enough, not producing enough, not taking advantage of every second of tim...

This picture was taken on March 1, the last time I drove the boys to hockey before quarantine started. In this photo, I’m all smiles. But to be honest, I wasn’t happy.

I remember that morning well:

I was complaining because we had to wake up early. I was complaining bec...

Opening the East Gate, where the sun rises, the place of new beginnings. I call upon the

medicine of the Eagle, the Great Winged One. I wear this beautiful sacred representation of Eagle as a physical reminder of its medicine: the courage and potential to soar on wings...

These pics might be illustrations in my next book that will be entitled “daily chronicles of a hot mess yogi mom.” 

“Inhale ...exhale..Roscoe stop eating my mat, inhale...G stop Antagonizing the dog, exhale...., inhale...can someone turn off the stove....exhale...shit I...

Shadow Hunter.

Like most children, I was always afraid of the dark. I always felt vulnerable and lonely. I always felt that bad things happened in darkness because you can’t fully see. I always “saw” monsters in my closet. I always felt them hiding under my bed. I used...

November 11, 2019

Relaxation is the process of observing your tension”

When you’re ready for the week to be over and it’s only Monday....😫🙄😳🤦‍♀️

You Breathe.

Sometimes when it feels like the universe is f-ing with you, you have no choice but to surrender.

Surrender is actually an activ...

November 8, 2019


“When things change INSIDE you, Things change AROUND you.”

I spent years believing that in order to feel “good” my life needed to look a certain way. My house, my kids, my marriage, my career, My friendships, my physical body, it all needed to look a certain way. And w...

October 21, 2019

Ceremony helps us process the emotions of life.

My younger son has been having a rough few weeks. As an 8.5 year old, he is going through the very normal developmental phase in which he is beginning to understand the permanence and finality of death. He is scared of his...

October 17, 2019

Fitting in vs. Belonging

“Fitting in is about assessing a situation and becoming who you need to be to be accepted. Belonging, on the other hand, doesn’t require us to change who we are; it requires us to be who we are.”

This week in my Journey of the Jewel Empowerment g...

October 14, 2019

Have no fears of depth. Instead have a great fear of shallow living. The sea does not like to be restrained.”

For years I lived a shallow existence. Sure I achieved accomplishments and lived a nice life on the surface, but I was playing my life small. Shrinking in the...

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