Author Archives: nadinejulaine

Visualization in Yin Yoga

Out of all the kinds of yoga that I’ve practiced, Yin is my favorite. It’s a deep restorative practice in which the connective tissues of the body are stretched in poses held for about 5-15 minutes.  Holding the poses can be hard to maintain- while they shouldn’t hurt they should be ache-y and uncomfortable, so […]

“gift poems” and the importance of openness in the creative writing process

My boyfriend and I planned a weekend up north at his cabin in Eagle River, WI. I knew I had a poem due via online submission at noon that Saturday, so we brought a laptop along and I decided I’d dedicate Friday night and Saturday morning to writing my poem. Normally “writing” a poem means […]

wilde words of wisdom

“it is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” -Oscar Wilde