As I begin to work on my second book, I've been looking back through this site which I developed in the Summer of 2013. In order to reconnect with how this all started, where I've come from and where I've been, I'm rereading stories, perspectives, and experiences that now feel like a lifetime ago. Coming … Continue reading Looking Back
“Is this really helping me?” As I continue to have conversations with students, clients, and readers of The Healing Journey the practice of asking this simple question seems to provide the most significant shift in one’s readiness to do the work. It was, in fact, the first question that I began to ask myself which … Continue reading Is This Really Helping Me?
Excited, nervous, and humbled to share my first podcast interview hosted by Valeria Teles available now on A Quest for Well-Being. Find it anywhere you get your podcasts or through her main website firforjoy.org here. As quoted on fitforjoy.org— Through the practices of Yoga and Ayurveda we are taught that, in the simplest terms available, … Continue reading A Quest for Well-Being Podcast Interview
Inner peace begins with our understanding that we are responsible for the use of our own energy. We must recognize when we simply react to other people, events, and circumstances rather than proactively create the world in which we live. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t get tough. That doesn’t mean it’s supposed to be easy … Continue reading Cultivating Peace
Two books I cite with utmost reverence in The Healing Journey are shown here alongside it. Both The Four Agreements and Wheels of Life are filled with wisdom that has inspired me and my own healing as well as how I teach and guide others. For many years I have referred and come back to … Continue reading Owning Your Path
The Healing Journey: A Guide to Self-Discovery should now be available to order online at your local bookstores! Supporting small businesses is the cornerstone of a thriving community. If you find yourself in the heart of San Antonio, check out The Twig at The Historic Pearl for your next book purchase. Shop small and shop … Continue reading Support Local Businesses!
The process of healing can be painful and it is often difficult to know where to begin. You do not have to go at it alone and my new book can be a helpful way to start. It’s a very simple and practical guide to help process that pain, relieve suffering, and work towards habits … Continue reading You Are Not Alone
...There is power in practicing stillness, and it is most effective and most important in small but difficult moments. Where there are challenges, difficulty, and sometimes resistance, there is room for growth or at least an opportunity to learn. When you allow yourself time to pause before judging, speaking, or reacting to any situation, you … Continue reading A Sneak Peek!
Healthy Living by V began in 2013 as a personal health and wellness blog. Incorporating the principles of Yoga and Ayurveda was a natural progression through my studies and development as a teacher. As I’ve continued to work with those interested in living a healthier, happier quality of life, projects to reach more and more … Continue reading Exciting New Things to Come…
Navigating through life has its challenges along with seemingly endless obstacles but more important than anything is that you don’t have to go through it alone. If you find yourself feeling a bit stuck, in need of some guidance, or just interested in some redirection, consider reaching out and let’s explore it together. A life … Continue reading Life Coaching with V