The Barrett Blog

How To Weather Any Storm ????

How To Weather Any Storm ????

I think about my distant ancestors from Ireland a lot, and in the few photos I have of them, they seem so wise and strong, and a little sad. They stare at the camera with astute awareness – not happiness, and not trying to look good – but with stunningly astute awareness.  My ancestors, and I’m sure your ancestors, had meditative opportunities built into their lives, sometimes seasonally, sometimes weather-wise, sometimes due to life stages, and sometimes in church. I think their “going within” often is what made them wise and...

Meet Sandrine

Meet Sandrine

One of the biggest perks to being in the fitness and wellness field is meeting and working with so many exciting healers. From yoga teachers and reiki masters, to natural food chefs and breath-workers, these people tend to be beyond passionate about their craft, totally aligned to their purpose, and truly impactful on their student’s and client’s lives. One such person, who hit me like a bolt of lightning when I met her in person, is Sandrine Harris. She’s...

Cultivating Peace ✌

Cultivating Peace ✌

There never was a good war or a bad peace. – Benjamin Franklin I love peace. I love the word, its meaning and the feeling of it. I’ve been pondering what peace looks like in daily life, and while it is probably different for everyone, there is one big truth today  – peace is not showing up automatically right now. It needs to be cultivated.  For me, peace comes from taking care of my self, body and spirit....

The Life-Changing Magic Of Cleaning Out Your Refrigerator ????

The Life-Changing Magic Of Cleaning Out Your Refrigerator ????

Because so many of us are spending lots of time at home these days, it’s more important than ever to keep your home wellness-oriented and make it a feel good sanctuary, where you can nurture yourself and stay well. Here are five habits I’ve adopted that have helped me, and maybe they’ll help you:  1. Keep your home clutter-free and tidy. (Obviously…)2. Create a designated workout space and personalize it with inspiring things. My workout space is also my meditation corner and has this simple bench that currently houses...

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