Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story, wisdom quotes

6 Radical Spring Cleaning Suggestions

  “I dedicate the merit of the occasion to all beings. This gesture of universal friendship has been likened to a drop of fresh spring water. If we put it on a rock in the sunshine, it will soon evaporate. If we put it in the ocean, however, it will never be lost. Thus the… Continue reading 6 Radical Spring Cleaning Suggestions

chakras, Connecting, Hatha Yoga Practice, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

The Earth-plane: 6 Ways to Ground Your Root Chakra

Where on Earth are You? Feel where your body connects to the planet. Feel how gravity is grounding you to Mother Earth. Breathe in a sense of belonging and of being completely right where you are. Our chakras, according to Swami Saradananda‘s wonderful guidebook, Chakra Meditation, are “seven focal points of radiant power, or vital… Continue reading The Earth-plane: 6 Ways to Ground Your Root Chakra

Education, Writings

A Survival Guide for Novice Bloggers: 10 Quick-Pro Tips

The beauty of blogging is that anyone can publish anything, anytime. Its downfall, too, is that we can all publish anything, anytime. The endless options of topics about which to write and angles from which to write can be overwhelming. The insane number of blogs and blog posts already floating around out there in cyberspace can feel… Continue reading A Survival Guide for Novice Bloggers: 10 Quick-Pro Tips

Metta, Mindfulness, Relating

28 Reminders of How to Be Kinder & More Compassionte

Mean People Suck. Can we all agree on that much? Also: we can all be mean people sometimes. We have a bad night’s sleep, everything goes wrong before we even leave the house, the traffic is atrocious, we are stressed, busy, pissed off and too exhausted to do anything about it. We get offended, so… Continue reading 28 Reminders of How to Be Kinder & More Compassionte

Hatha Yoga Practice, Mindfulness

3 Simple Yoga Alignment Tips to Revolutionize Your Asana Practice.

3 Simple Yoga Alignment Tips to Revolutionize Your Asana Practice.Every body is different, and not all bodies are made to move the same way.It is important to have our hands, feet, limbs and torso well-positioned in yoga asana (poses) in order to avoid injury, but in my opinion as a practitioner and instructor of yoga,… Continue reading 3 Simple Yoga Alignment Tips to Revolutionize Your Asana Practice.

Traveling

Simplicity Leads to Peaceful Vacations

Guest Post by Kendra Thornton As a full time mom, I've learned that vacation isn't always as relaxing as it's cracked up to be. With cranky kids in tow, I have braved the crowds at Disney parks and driven across North America. It hasn't always been easy, but I've learned how to enjoy a more… Continue reading Simplicity Leads to Peaceful Vacations