I normally don’t buy into the “things you should know/have by the time you’re [age]” articles. They were (are?) a trend, and I don’t believe they apply to everyone. While a sensible person would know that, it seems to me that those kinds of articles tend to put unnecessary pressure on some people. Today, however, […]
The past year has taken a toll on our mental health and wellness. As we juggle living and working from home, less face-time with our loved ones, and all of the other big and small changes that the pandemic has brought into our lives, it can be hard to carve out the time to focus […]
Integrating loving kindness in your meditation practice helps improve emotional health, increases compassion and empathy, and heals your relationships. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here’s a meditation that shows you how to send loving kindness to your partner.
Using affirmations in your meditation practice can help you feel more self-assured, confident, and motivated. Moreover, they can also help you let go of negative thought patterns and welcome new, healthier beliefs. Here’s a meditation that includes affirmations for self-love and acceptance.
“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot out‐perform our level of self‐esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.”—Iyanla Vanzant
When you think about the word “yoga,” what crosses your mind? Most likely, you imagine today’s modern yogi decked out in fancy leggings and performing convoluted shapes on an expensive yoga mat. Truthfully, our idea of yoga today is far from its true and original meaning. So what does the word “yoga” actually mean?