Yoga for your brain?
Let’s get scientific, just for a minute.
Did you know, your brain can literally change its physical structure and function based on input from your thoughts, emotions, behaviors and experience?
It can, and there’s a name for it: Neuroplasticity.
We used to think that the brain was pretty much fixed after childhood growth periods. Not true! Your brain...
Your love affair with yoga began the very first time you stepped on the mat.
Something awakened within you and you knew you wanted more.
Teacher training felt like the right next step. You imagined your days spent in yoga pants, feeling the zen, inspiring others. It would be easy.
Nope. Not so easy.
Your 200 hours of yoga training was amazing but made your head spin. It taught you the...
“The real mission you have in life is
to make yourself happy,
and in order to be happy,
you have to look at what you believe.”
- Miguel Ruiz
I love the book The Four Agreements, by Miguel Ruiz. It’s a classic.
In it, he tells us of four powerful agreements that we can make with our self that can help us be happier and maybe even change our life.
I understand them like this...
“If you consider yourself bound, you are bound.
If you consider yourself liberated, you are liberated.
Things outside neither bind nor liberate you,
only your attitude towards them does that.”
- Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras
You know the right things to do - be grateful, avoid sugar, eat veggies, don't take things personally, get plenty of sleep, exercise and yoga.
But you don't always do...
If you need some willpower to harmonize your actions with your intentions, do this. It can be the difference between the future you envision or remaining stuck in the past.
Create a short sweet SANKALPA statement to create strong momentum towards your heart's deepest desires.
A sankalpa is an ancient tool that you can use to remind yourself of your highest purpose and true nature. It should...
If you're a working mom, I admire you. Juggling family and career is a challenge.
Managing the sheer amount of items on your to do list, avoiding guilt and just getting everyone fed is a huge accomplishment.
Not to mention finding to take care of yourself.
I’m a firm believer that meditation can help you to be more efficient and content while you navigate being a girl boss and a...