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Journaling for Positivity

Journaling for Positivity

In today's fast world, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by negativity.  We can feel overwhelmed by upsetting news, comparing ourselves to others on social media, or feeling pressured to succeed. This negativity bias can affect our mental and emotional health. However, a...

Exploring Heart-Mind Coherence: 3 Practices for Transformation

Exploring Heart-Mind Coherence: 3 Practices for Transformation

I am reminded by one of my teachers (can a teacher be an author I’ve never met? :-P) that we live in a culture that places a lot of emphasis on material wealth, our appearances, and resolute perseverance. I don’t want to call these out as “bad” things. But perhaps I’m...

Yin Yoga: A Path To Mindful Aging And Vibrant Living For Seniors

Yin Yoga: A Path To Mindful Aging And Vibrant Living For Seniors

Yin Yoga, a gеntlе and mеditativе practicе, offеrs sеniors a uniquе pathway to mindful aging and vibrant living, which can complеmеnt carе providеd by locations such as  Arcadia Homе Carе. Unlikе morе dynamic yoga stylеs, Yin Yoga, focuses on holding passivе posеs for...

Unveiling My Yogic Path: From Corporate to Conscious Living

Unveiling My Yogic Path: From Corporate to Conscious Living

2011: Me at 23, before my yogic path, right before I quit my corporate job in San Francisco. Think back on your 23 self. Where were you? What were you up to? For me at 23, I was quitting my stable job, the job I studied for in college with absolutely no plan what to...

5 Morning Meditation Practices To Avoid Job Related Burnout

5 Morning Meditation Practices To Avoid Job Related Burnout

Research shows that incorporating morning meditation can reduce stress, improve focus and creativity, and increase overall job satisfaction. And morning meditation is a simple yet powerful way to not only start your day but potentially improve job performance....

10 things about 10 years

10 things about 10 years

10 things about 10 years It’s my 10-year teaching anniversary! With a few tears clinging to the edges of my eyes as I write this — it makes me happy, to say the least. It makes my ego-mind (ahankara) flutter by being able to identify and say “I’ve been teaching yoga...

Why does practice make you “better”?

Why does practice make you “better”?

Why Does Practice Make You "Better"? Journaling Questions What's your practice? What are you practicing for? The holiday season can bring up many emotions, decisions, plans, and choices. Perhaps leaving you either fulfilled or empty. Maybe both? This is also the time...

Design Your Mental Health Week. Yes, week. Not, 1 day.

Design Your Mental Health Week. Yes, week. Not, 1 day.

Design Your Mental Health Week. Yes, week. Not, 1 day. “We were meant to live for so much more. Have we lost ourselves?” I felt these words drop into my mind. Out of thin air. Where did they come from? I haven’t heard this song in so long! But something about the...

3 Simple Breathing Techniques for Daily Breaks

3 Simple Breathing Techniques for Daily Breaks

3 Simple Breathing Techniques for Daily Breaks Have you ever woken up one morning, and even after a full-nights rest, felt like it was impossible to get motivated and moving? While there are many factors to this feeling — do you remember what your workload has been...