Inhale for a count of two. Exhale for a count of three. Do this twice (I mean, actually do this, mindfully) and any frustrating comment, difficult conversation, or reactive temptation becomes something you’re totally capable of handling. It’s probably the easiest practice I can think of to release stress. Since our breath is our most […]
The body is our home in this life. It is a means of experiencing life and communicating a message of love, if we so choose. Honor your body. Practice kindness and respect, and this is what you will receive in return.
Since the holiday season is upon us, I recommend prioritizing a little personal TLC. This is why I want to share some of the love I’m feeling towards a few companies this year. They’re big into nourishment: No toxic junk allowed. If you like only the good stuff, too, here are a few of my […]
Let me first say that to understand the yoga lessons I’m sharing here, you don’t need to practice yoga. You just need to practice life, and remain receptive to the deeper wisdom inherent in these eleven messages. An open heart and mind seems to clear the way, whatever the subject happens to be.
Fear-based beliefs keep us stuck and programmed, living in such a way that just doesn’t feel as free as it could be. Using your imagination, you can interrupt negative patterns and transcend the stories that have held you back from living a full and truly fulfilling life. This brain training technique can help you choose […]
Returning to a harmonious home at the end of the day (or any time of day, honestly) is something that doesn’t always (or usually) seem possible. There are accessible ways to make your space relaxing, however, and they don’t require lots of money or time to put into place.
If fall is your favorite season for baking, but you want to keep things light and easy, I found ten healthy fall desserts that are just begging for a moment of your attention. I picked these treats because they’re easy to whip up and don’t require too many ingredients or too much time.
Burnout isn’t a pretty thing. That’s when life feels like a battle, personal boundaries become blurry, and space-making is a real necessity. It gets me thinking about all the ways I can show up for myself better so that I don’t feel this way again—not sooner than necessary, anyway. From my practice to yours, here […]
There’s an abundance of tea tree oil uses available to us; just a few drops is chock full of beneficial, healing properties. Being one of the most widely used and popular essential oils, I’d like to highlight just a few examples of the amazing plant-power packed into every drop.
There are some essential components to happiness that spiritual sages have expressed, science has researched, and personal experience has emphasized. This list is a kind of creative assortment of the various moving parts of happy living. There’s surely no shortage of ways to be happy; I hope you rediscover a favorite here.
Be rigorous with your self-care. The space you make to invest in yourself affects your overall mental health and the quality of your life as a whole. Here are five self-care ideas inspired by my own evolving practice; something here might help you feel lighter (and maybe a bit more energized) if you’re feeling anything […]