The Best Excuse When You Literally Cannot

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

Yoga Off The Mat: 8 Limbs of Yoga Breakdown

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

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

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

Meditation Challenge – 7 Spiritual Laws of Success

"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

Yoga Teacher Training Prep: Reflections on “The Secret”

As I prepare for a a 200 hour yoga teacher training, I wanted to share my thoughts on a book I recently finished for the journey. To prep for the training, I was sent a list of required reading. There are three focuses: 1) books on yoga, 2) books on personal development, 3) books on health.… Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training Prep: Reflections on “The Secret”

5 Simple Tips To Cultivate An Easy Meditation Practice

I openly share with friends how useful meditation has been, and most respond that they would like to try meditation too. I wrote this post with these people in mind. I'm still new to meditation. Only recently did I overcome the awkward feelings that crept into my brain when I sat down to try to find… Continue reading 5 Simple Tips To Cultivate An Easy Meditation Practice