Guest Post by Constance Ray of RecoveryWell.org / Image via Pexels It’s true that confidence is something you can’t just wish for. You have to earn it. There are no shortcuts, and there’s no way around the hard work of taking care of your mental health. With a little effort, you can start feeling better today and even […]
Have you been feeling stagnant and stuck lately? Sometimes, we all need to change things up to feel motivated again - especially when we’ve spent the last year coping with a worldwide pandemic. If you’re unhappy with where you are now or the direction your life is headed, you always have the opportunity to try something new.
If you deal with anxiety attacks, you know how distressing and stressful they can be. Anxiety is your body's way of responding to stressful situations, and a healthy amount of it can provide you with extra energy and focus on overcoming challenges. But when your anxiety reaches unhealthy levels, and it begins to disrupt your life, it's time to figure out how to bring it under control.
In this class, we will connect the dots between key Yoga philosophy topics and what recent research in the west has discovered. Understand the science behind mind-body health and the integration of ancient wisdom and modern psychology. Designed for you – Yoga teachers and mental health providers – walk away with some key tips to bring […]
Over the last year I have been diving back into yoga. It has been a long time since I looked at the ancient texts. Last year I chose to deepen my understanding of yoga philosophy. I re-read Light on Life, Light on Yoga, dove back into the sutra translations, and the Yoga Pradipika. In my […]
There is more and more research coming out about meditation on the benefits on mood, emotional regulation, ability to concentrate and focus, as well as, brain development and changes in those who meditate … for the better even as we age. Looking for a comfortable meditation seat? Look for one here: If your idea of […]
Ever wonder why it is so hard to make big changes … or even small ones for that matter? It is often because we have what is known as ambivalence. This concept that part of us wants to change and part of us does not. We have a small war going on inside ourselves between […]
To be effective with ourselves and our teams we must recognize that motivation comes from within, but is first inspired. So rather than chase motivation we must find inspiration. If we are leading a team of people we must look to inspire rather than motivate. If we are working with ourselves we have to figure […]
Are working hard to make life changes only to feel defeated by those around you or yourself? It may be time to look beneath the surface of the change process and find the deeper meaning in the struggle. For each obstacle from Thursday’s change plan worksheet consider 2-3 options for coping with each on the way to […]
Last time we discussed how getting out and being alone can help us “hear” ourselves talk. As we spend more time with ourselves we build a strong sense of self and deeper connection to the type of person we want to be. As great as this sounds. It can be really, really, really, hard to […]