Change it up a little. Blow it up a lot. Just try something new!Welcome to the Anti-Rut blog. I am your host... Amy
OUT OF THE MUD
My favorite motto is NO MUD, NO LOTUS. I heard it during a yoga class when I was going through a really hard time in life. I felt so lost, misunderstood, and confused. I didn’t recognize myself. I felt disconnected with my identity. When I heard the yoga instructor share that motto, it spoke to my soul. Those words told me to hold on. To just wade through it. It actually gave me hope, and ultimately helped me process and embrace the darkness I was in. I had to believe that this mud was for a purpose, and that something beautiful would come out of it.
During the time I was in the “mud”, and even times now when I have the “blah’s” I have made myself take steps in a direction that is uncomfortable and sometimes annoying or odd. But they are leading me towards freedom from the mud. God has given me a love for writing, and quirky perspective on life. I have found both things to play a huge part in crawling out of mud, or turning away from the rut. I am excited you are here and I hope my crazy stories, and also my heartfelt ones give you hope to get out of the rut you may be in, and try something new. This blog is scary as heck. This is me TRYING NEW THINGS. It’s out of my comfort zone, but at the same time, super life giving. Thanks for joining my adventure!
IT ALL STARTED WITH A BOOK AND A RISK…
It all started here. With this book. Well, actually it all REALLY started about 3 years ago. I will get to that part of my story when the time comes. This book “The Artist's Way” has been a HUGE catalyst into my breaking out of some of the chains and lies I thought...read more
Shhhh...be quiet for a sec. Do you hear that? What’s that sound you ask? Well that just happens to be the tip tapping of a 41 year old woman’s tap shoes scooting across the hardwood. That’s right folks, I have signed up for a weekly dance lesson in tap. A ratta ta ta!...read more
MORE ANTI-RUT NONSENSE…
Okay. It's January 3rd, 2018 and I haven't done a single thing different. I ate the sugar, I ate the carbs, I haven't exercised, I binge watched the show The Black Mirror, I have done 2 things on my 3 page to-do list, and I have done none of the things I should be...read more
As you probably have noticed by now, I sort of turn my daily walk/runs into something different than that. I'm sorry. Runs are boring. For those of you who are marathon runners. Good job! And I don't mean that condescendingly. I'm serious. Because it really doesn't...read more