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Off Your Yoga Mat and Into Your Day

Off Your Yoga Mat and Into Your Day

                  Driving to yoga this morning I got stuck behind seasonal snowbird visitor traffic (and perhaps a wreck). Traffic came to a halt. Not so much frustrated, but certainly disappointed, I realize I was never going to make it to my class. Sadly, I turned around to […]

Frustrating Things Only Yoga Lovers Would Understand

Frustrating Things Only Yoga Lovers Would Understand

                    Following is what I was thinking about after I was at a yoga festival. In one class that I was in I was freshly showered and thrilled to be on my mat. The teacher instructed us at the beginning of class to hug a neighbor. […]

9 Ways To Improve Your Thought Patterns ~ aka: Exercises To Think Positi...

9 Ways To Improve Your Thought Patterns ~ aka: Exercises To Think Positively

                    Practice regularly (and consistently). Doing these will improve every aspect of your life. Listen to your favorite music Remember the first concert you went to? Of course you do. There is an EMOTIONAL and vibrational connection to music. I pick different music each day to […]

Are you procrastinating? Stop over-thinking, start living

Are you procrastinating? Stop over-thinking, start living

                    “Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.” ~ Robert H Schuller When your final years are approaching, you will not worry about how well you thought through your decisions, or how thoroughly and accurately you approached life’s forks in the road. You […]

Tips For Success ~ Both in Life and Business

Tips For Success ~ Both in Life and Business

                    Add Value Professionally, that means the more value you can offer the more money you can make. In your personal life, more value translates to closer connections and strong personal growth. Yoga has taught me that I have a unique song to sing, one that […]

Tips For Facing Fear

Tips For Facing Fear

My #handstand ~ 103 ft underwater on the wreck of the Sea Tiger                 Monday can be stressful for many people. I’m a fan of “good stress” – eustress, which keeps us vital and excited about life. But once we talk about FEAR – that’s a whole other […]

3 Things Buddha Taught To Inspire Your Day

3 Things Buddha Taught To Inspire Your Day

                    “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” Happiness, Pease and true well-being can only ever come from within – and guess what, modern science has now caught up with this ancient wisdom and shown it to be true. Seeking happiness, love and peace […]

4 Simple Ways To Transform Your Life Today

4 Simple Ways To Transform Your Life Today

                    You are accountable for manifesting a life you thrive in. These 4 simple pieces of Buddhist wisdom that you can use to help you transform your life. Live with compassion Compassion is a revered quality in Buddhism and great compassion is a sign of a […]

5 Life Lessons

5 Life Lessons

                    Thoughts Become Things Buddha said, “What you think you become.” Change your mind you change your life. Yoga has been my greatest tool. Its OK To Start Small Success belongs to those who are willing to start small and patiently work. Forgive When you release […]

5 tips for optimal living

5 tips for optimal living

Yoga wisdom of the day ~ confidentasana = be inspired by anything or anyone that tells you “can’t” / “shouldn’t”                   5 tips for optimal living ~ 1. Move ~ you know I’m going to say yoga… but walking, hiking, running anyone? 2. Sleep more ~ critical […]

10 Ways To Cultivate A More Meaningful Life

10 Ways To Cultivate A More Meaningful Life

                    How can we cultivate a more meaningful life? The answer is usually complicated. It can depend on many factors. This list will help you greet the day with the passion and energy to pursue one. Know What’s Important Know what’s important for you. Write down your […]

Four Ways To Develop An Open Mindset

Four Ways To Develop An Open Mindset

                When faced with challenges, we tend to avoid any kind of attempt change. Being stuck is painful. The way forward is to move through it. Challenges bring great gifts. Focused awareness about what the unconscious mind is identifying is important. Here are four tools to create a […]

Three Mistakes New Yoga Teachers Make

Three Mistakes New Yoga Teachers Make

Talking too much, demonstrating too less ~ We know you’re excited, but you may be overwhelming people with talking to much. Balance that with SHOWING them how to do the poses correctly. All of the great wisdom and other 8 limbs of yoga “education” are important and it’s critical that you give them EVERYTHING – […]

How to Find Your First Yoga Class, Instructor and Studio

How to Find Your First Yoga Class, Instructor and Studio

Maybe you heard from a friend that they feel great since they started going to yoga. There are all those New Year’s Resolution friends in the office bragging about how great their clothes fit and they are sleeping better. Just because it’s not the New Year any more isn’t any reason not to give it […]

How To Develop Your Intuition

How To Develop Your Intuition

We are all intuitive. When it’s honed people consider it to be psychic abilities. Being psychic is defined as the ability to understand and knows something that seems to be coming from beyond ourselves or our physical being. Both intuition and psychic abilities are considered ways to receive divine guidance. So, if we all have […]

10 SHOCKINGLY SIMPLE, LIFE-CHANGING PRINCIPLES OF SPIRITUAL AWAKENING – ...

10 SHOCKINGLY SIMPLE, LIFE-CHANGING PRINCIPLES OF SPIRITUAL AWAKENING – by Jeff Foster

“I truly attained absolutely nothing from complete, unexcelled enlightenment!” – The Buddha Spiritual awakening is not a state, experience or goal to reach in the future. As the Buddha taught, it is not a superhuman achievement or attainment. You don’t have to travel to India to find it. It is not a special state of […]

Open Letter To Haters ~ You ‘Really’ Need Yoga

Open Letter To Haters ~ You ‘Really’ Need Yoga

“Show-off,” whispered the girl on the Yoga mat next to me as I came out of my forward fold. “You’re kidding me, right?” I said. The Yoga teacher politely shushed us and the class continued. Totally distracted from my normal only on my own mat persona, I silently sent her prayer. Thankfully compassion and understanding […]

Writing Inspiration

Writing Inspiration

I’m working on a ReWrite of a screenplay today. Things I do for writing inspiration: 1. I’m a visual person. I have pictures everywhere. I art journal. 2. I go for a walk on the beach. 3. I go to museums. What inspires you?  Tweet

Differences Between Yoga and Pilates

Differences Between Yoga and Pilates

Yoga This discipline has an Eastern-based philosophy. “Yoga is a journey of self-discovery,” says Leigh Crews, a registered yoga teacher (RYT) and spokesperson for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Pilates Pilates is more concerned with strengthening the body than the mind. But achieving a toned body […]

10 Reasons To Visit A Life Coach

10 Reasons To Visit A Life Coach

What is a life coach? The International Coach Federation (ICF) — the leading global coaching organization and professional association for coaches — defines coaching as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” Why visit a life coach? They can help you achieve your […]

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