Books I Love to Recommend for Personal Growth

Books are so darn fun. They make you laugh, cry and pass time in such a beautiful and worthwhile way. I love the way authors string together words to literally create something wonderful out of thin air - out of their imagination and creativity. It's a goal of mine to read and write more. A… Continue reading Books I Love to Recommend for Personal Growth

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

A core workout, writing tips, and discount yoga gear.

Trying something new here - A weekly reflection and some interesting links and ideas I discovered recently.  4/22/2018 reflection: It's been about a week and a half since returning home from the Peace Corps in Guyana. The readjustment has been difficult in some ways and very joyful in others. I have loved catching up with… Continue reading A core workout, writing tips, and discount yoga gear.

10 Inspiring Podcasts on Wellness, Yoga, and Success.

Podcasts are amazing resources. I love listening to people talk about what they've learned in life as well as the stories that have shaped them significantly. I personally enjoy podcasts about health, yoga, feminism, and career advice. My favorite time to listen is when I'm cooking. Chopping veggies can be fun sometimes. Also. Peace Corps =… Continue reading 10 Inspiring Podcasts on Wellness, Yoga, and 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