“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[Read more…] about Building Self-Esteem
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?[Read more…] about What Does The Word “Yoga” Actually Mean?
Lately, I’ve been hearing tons and tons of stories from people who believe in the law of attraction and have experienced its transforming power in their lives. And after all this reading, and a lot of pondering, too, I couldn’t help but start to notice the threads—the little themes that seem to weave through many of these stories. And so, today, I’d like to share what I believe to be the most prevalent and most powerful of those common threads, namely:
You gotta relax a little.
Now, the word “relax” isn’t always supposed to be seen as a good thing—not in spiritual circles, anyway. A lot of times, we well-meaning believers encourage each other to “pray more,” “say more affirmations,” “try this new technique.” And it’s not just other people—people who’ve been doing this for a long time and are much more experienced, spiritually-speaking, than me.
I do it, too.[Read more…] about My Little Secret: Why the Law of Attraction Works So Well For Me
Our new year’s resolutions all have one goal in common: to make us happy. Whether it is to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, improve ourselves, or become better at managing our finances, we feel elated if we succeed in following them through. [Read more…] about 8 Attitudes to Develop to Have a Happier Year Ahead
The holidays can leave you feeling exhausted and burned out. Practicing the yamas, particularly brahmacharya, can help us conserve our energy and feel refreshed as we move towards 2021. If you want to find out what brahmacharya is and how to practice it this new year, read on![Read more…] about What Brahmacharya Is and How To Practice it In The New Year
Gratefulness is a virtue, and yet there are times when it just seems there is nothing you can be thankful for. It has been said countless times, and it will be said even more in the foreseeable future: life has never been this difficult for everyone living on this earth. Perhaps the idea that there is nothing to be really thankful for has crossed your mind.[Read more…] about Being Grateful When There Seems Nothing to Be Thankful For