Have you wondered why new moons get all this hype and what in the world they mean? As I move through the world of yoga studios and setting intentions every hour on the hour, moon cycles are very prevalent. From a wall decoration, to a business card, to a tattoo, you see moon phases literally… Continue reading New Moons & Cycles – What They Mean & What To Do
I'm sitting here sorting through e-mails. A heavy reminder that I'm on way too many subscription lists. I think I get three different New York Time's newsletters. As I write, I'm listening to a playlist I made for my yoga class this afternoon. If you use Spotify, take a listen to my Authenticity Flow playlist.… Continue reading Finding Balance: Feminist Newsletters, Beyoncé, and my ‘aha’ Moment.
Short and sweet Monday post! I want to share a few of my favorite guided meditations to possibly inspire you to try this style of meditation. There are so many ways to meditate, but guided meditations are one of my favorites because of two reasons: You choose the time and it tells you when it's over.… Continue reading Three Great Guided Meditations That Are 10 Minutes Or Less
How to think about what you commit to and finding the courage to fill up your cup. Do you ever just not want to do something? Does the thought of going to an activity or event make you want to immediately curl into bed? Maybe you’re anxiously attempting to come up with a legitimate… Continue reading The Best Excuse When You Literally Cannot
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