Bring Forth Your Creativity with this Inspiring Book

This blog is one of my creative outlets. So is yoga. And so are the salads I make every day. Seriously, they are works of art you should ask me about them. Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert makes an excellent point that humans are innately creative, and that one of our biggest obstacles today is… Continue reading Bring Forth Your Creativity with this Inspiring Book

5 Great Resources for New Yoga Teachers & A Few Personal Reflections

It has been about three weeks since getting back from my 200 hour yoga teacher training. Since my return, I've been putting my heart and soul into this yoga thing. As much as I can anyway. Because yoga definitely isn't paying the bills yet, I've been working for friends and anyone else willing to help… Continue reading 5 Great Resources for New Yoga Teachers & A Few Personal Reflections

Six Simple Keys to Happiness, According to Research

  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

Why It’s Essential To Use Props In Yoga.

A key takeaway from the yoga teacher training I attended was normalizing the use of props in our regular, physical yoga practice. We learned how to effectively use props depending on the pose. It was drilled into us that we should use props regularly in our classes because they will help to make yoga better… Continue reading Why It’s Essential To Use Props In Yoga.

The Science of Happiness: Six Myths of Success

This is part one, in a two part post, about a great book I recently finished. Are you happy? Could you be happier? Let science explain. The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success by Emma Seppälä, PhD has been sitting on my shelf for a while. I don't… Continue reading The Science of Happiness: Six Myths of Success