What is yoga off the mat? #yogaoffthemat is a hashtag I’ve been using in an attempt to get across the fact that yoga is so much than all the gorgeous postures that fill our Instagram feeds. Let me elaborate… First of all, yoga in essence means “union.” That can mean the joining of opposites or the… Continue reading Yoga Off The Mat: 8 Limbs of Yoga Breakdown
I’m following up last week’s post, which was about the "6 Myths of Success". These are western culture’s ideas of what success is and how people should go about achieving success. They are myths, because research has shown that ALL of them actually harm our ability: to be present, connect with others, and cope… Continue reading Six Simple Keys to Happiness, According to Research
"Success in life should be defined as the continued expansion of happiness and the progressive realization of worthy goals." - The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra May 2018 was the month I gave into a feeling which permeated me for a while. It was a sense that I was pursuing a career… Continue reading Meditation Challenge – 7 Spiritual Laws of Success
“Detachment is not that you should own nothing, but that nothing should own you.” Quote from Practicing the Subtle Art of Detachment, published on Medium. *** The weather in Maine gets better every day and it's making studying increasingly difficult. Most of my days have been waking up, spending a few moments outside drinking coffee and… Continue reading Finding Balance – Stillness, Feminism, & Ethical Clothing.
"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." —Winston Churchill This SNL Nike Ad Parody is hilarious and I relate too (?) much. Sunday reflections: The week was fun and turbulent. I had a few hours of solid studying but mostly I was all over the place. I… Continue reading Finding Balance – SNL, Astrology & Unruly Bodies.
With every new year, new month and new week, I find it extremely beneficial to ask myself a few specific questions to check in with my goals, intentions and priorities. This helps me stay focused on what I'm doing and why. You are destined to succeed and fail. You are bound to face obstacles in… Continue reading A Guide to Self Reflection and Success