Meditation is like a mental shower. I might miss a day here and there, but I don’t prefer to miss too many days in a row. It’s truly a cleansing of the chaos that sometimes happens inside my head and likely one of the most meaningful practices I’ve started. In the spirit of inner peace, […]
These visualization meditations are all about building your dreams in your head and your heart before you build them in the world around you. This gives you clarity, courage, and motivation to be the kind of person you would really, really like to be. That means achieving your goals and breathing energy into (prioritizing) what […]
Meditation is a powerful antidote to stress, not depending on who you are or your experiences. I chose five easy meditations today that are perfect for the busy seasons of life. No matter what’s going on or how long our to-do list has become, it’s enlightening to know that we can make space for life […]
There are all sorts of ways to have more peace at home, the kind that welcomes you in from the day instead of adding to your burdens. For me, there are three material items in particular that help me come home to a relaxing space where I can write, sleep, and live with greater peace […]
By far my most challenging aspect of living in peace is living in the present moment. Declaring that “there’s not enough time” never makes me feel better about what I’m trying to accomplish. If you’re at all like me, try these five mantras for presence instead. Heal your relationship with time, and I bet all […]
By visualizing a particular nature scene, I’ve begun to bring a little more ease into my life. I really love this mindfulness practice (and I’m still working on it) because it frees me from clinging to all the never-ending thoughts. Plus, it fits in perfectly with the changing seasons.
Yoga philosophy speaks of timeless beauty and wisdom, and the practice itself is a vehicle for unraveling the beauty and wisdom within so that we can better activate it in the world. These yoga quotes capture the graceful essence of this ancient practice, which has transformed the lives of so many (including my own).