Appreciate every moment, even the difficult ones, even the ones that are so painful you think you’ll never make it out alive. Because when you do make it through to the other side, you will be that much stronger.
Wherever you are today, close your eyes and take a few moments to find peace. Hamlet decided that mid play, the floor and my lap would be the perfect place for some meditation! No music, no alter, no candles or a special cushion to sit on. Just the sound of the refrigerator going on and [...]
The first time I dropped back into wheel from standing, was probably one of the scariest and then most exhilarating feelings, once I accomplished it. Backbends activate the kidneys, which in Chinese medicine is the organ associated with fear or shock, no wonder they can be so scary! They activate the heart chakra, and give [...]
This one of the most difficult things to do in life but it is also one of the most rewarding. Necessary for us to learn and grow.
Universal love is a hard thing to practice. There will always be those out there who wish you ill & try to dim your glow. Rather than reciprocate with negativity and hate, send them love & respect. Wish good things for them. Hope that they will become more fulfilled in their life so that they can stop being resentful towards others. Or at least try to. These things are called a practice for a reason
Don’t look at yourself through the eyes of others. The way they react to you and the world does not make up who you are!
Peace. Balance. Patience. At the beginning of yoga class, the teacher usually has us set an intention for our practice. But why not set an intention for your day? Practice your yoga off the mat and out in the world, where it is most important and needed. Today I had multiple intentions. Peace, balance, and [...]