mental health, mindfulness, Uncategorized, Yoga

The Power of Yoga

  It’s the inner quietness- the kind where you hear a penny drop. The quietness that allows you to hear birds chirping. The quietness that allows you to hear wind blowing The quietness that allows you to hear the natural buzzes of life.   This is why we do yoga. In the spaces of inner… Continue reading The Power of Yoga

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10 Things Most People don’t know About Yoga

  I taught yoga for a little while before I became a 200-hour certified yoga teacher. Looking back, I realize how one-dimensional my understanding of yoga was. I was in love with the “ahhh” moment at the end of a Vinyasa class. But I didn’t understand how or why it happened. I’ve always loved back… Continue reading 10 Things Most People don’t know About Yoga

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I am Whole

Do more. DO MORE. More this More that More this More that More this More that. Not enough.   YOU. YOU’RE NOT ENOUGH. Not smart enough Not good enough. Not pretty enough. Not nice enough. Not this enough, Not that enough.   Missing something. NOT WHOLE. YOU-- YOU’RE NOT WHOLE.   Fill the whole with… Continue reading I am Whole

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Gratitude: The Lovechild of Pain

We live in a society where gratitude is trendy. It’s good to be grateful. It’s a good thing. We are taught: I express gratitude, I, in some way, become happier. It’s a foolproof formula, right?   Perhaps. Or perhaps, gratitude isn’t always our first reaction. Perhaps, we, as a society, have focused too much on… Continue reading Gratitude: The Lovechild of Pain

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On Meditation

Let's get our children practicing meditation from a young age. The benefits of meditation are endless. All it takes is twenty minutes a day to experience all of the fruitful benefits of meditation. Seriously, just Google: 'benefits of meditation' and you'll see. Here are just a few: 1. Meditation decreases pain. Studies, for example, have shown… Continue reading On Meditation