Three Great Guided Meditations That Are 10 Minutes Or Less

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

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

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

The Universe Conspired To Teach Me About Social Media

Earlier this week I filled out a social media strategy worksheet in preparation for my upcoming yoga teacher training, given to me by my amazing soon-to-be yoga teacher, Candace from Yoga By Candace. The purpose of the assignment was to get us to start thinking about our personal brand and to provide general Instagram tips… Continue reading The Universe Conspired To Teach Me About Social Media

Finding Balance – Stillness, Feminism, & Ethical Clothing.

“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.

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