One of my life goals is to be authentic. Initially, this may seem or sound simple. Being authentic simply means to be true to yourself, speak your truth, or live your values. However, one of the hardest parts about being authentic is recognizing that I am not perfect. Thus, part of being authentic is giving myself permission to be imperfect.[Read more…] about Learning to Accept Ourselves When We Are Feeling Imperfect
The last time we waded in the waters of yoga philosophy, we had a look at ahimsa. However, there are other yamas–or universal practices–worth diving into. The second yama, for example, is called satya or “truth.” But what is the principle of satya?[Read more…] about What is the Principle of Satya?
Looking at disappointment as a gift may be the best thing we can do when we face it. It’s inevitable, and we can only try put a positive spin on things.[Read more…] about Seeing Disappointment as a Gift
Sometimes, sitting down for even just 5 minutes can already be difficult–especially when you’re dealing with anxiety and stress, or are simply busy and on the go. All the same, you can still make room for your mindfulness practice. Here are 1 minute mindfulness exercises you can do:[Read more…] about 1 Minute Mindfulness Exercises
Ever heard of Self-Determination Theory (SDT)? It is based on the idea of looking into basic psychological needs in order to enhance motivation and wellness. It also takes into consideration social contexts, enabling individuals to apply the theory in real life.[Read more…] about Learn a Different Approach to Motivation, Development, and Wellness: Self-Determination Theory
It is easy to feel angry these days. With all that is happening in the world – from the pandemic to riots to economic hardships, not to mention personal experiences – even mild-mannered individuals may find themselves having to face angry emotions to a degree they never had to before. Normal it may be, what you have to be careful of is the situation when you allow anger to dictate your actions.[Read more…] about Don’t Let Anger Dictate Your Actions