20 ways to get the benefits of “mindfulness”

Your rewards for practicing mindfulness every day are mental, physical, metaphysical, emotional and sensual. Go get ’em!

Do at least one of these easy-peasy “mindful” practices every single day, because experiencing the right now, mindfully, makes you better. Get that state of mind that ultimately lets you lead the life you want to. It’s neuroscience. Continue reading “20 ways to get the benefits of “mindfulness””

Sometimes even just moving can be hard

We made it through another “Blue Monday”, an unofficial holiday deemed to be, scientifically, the worst day of the year. Heard of it? It’s always the third Monday in January. The holiday fun is over, the Northern Hemisphere is having its coldest weather, credit card bills are horrifying, and resolutions are just a memory. (Yes, the packed yoga classes of yester-week are already returning to normal levels.) Spring and summer are SO far away. And let’s not forget, Valentine’s Day with all its cruel expectations and reminders to us single guys and gals that “there you are, another year older and single“, is bearing down on us quickly. Blue Monday is, simply, sad.

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Yoga life lessons: 2006 to 2014

I am capable.
I have been controlled by body image issues my whole life.
I can change. Continue reading “Yoga life lessons: 2006 to 2014”