Why do New Year’s Resolutions fail? They take too long. In our hyper times, we’re constantly in flux, and slowing down for anything is to admit defeat—or die. But what if you could both keep up with your busy life and slow down so it all makes sense?
You can, and the holidays are a good time to start. That means skipping one big New Year’s resolution in favor of a monthly mind, body, spirit task that will fine-tune your holistic life by year’s end.
The following are suggestions…Continue
Being a yoga instructor can be a rewarding experience for both you and your students. Doing everything that you can to become the best teacher possible will help you develop a steadier clientele and gain more trust and respect from your students. Here are a few tips for becoming a better yoga instructor.
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The restless minds find the voice, the ecstasy that we so desire as the chaos breaks so powerfully in the dancing stillness. The silence that gives us back the forgotten tunes of an ancient song, the song of life and this universe. Often, caught in the net of enmeshment of materialism, we chase a the race of madness, mad after the earthly riches, whereas there is an unmined richness in the ecstatic…Continue
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Abstract: As 2020 approaches we all scurry to welcome the New Year carrying with us the baggage of our past. What if instead we hugged our past goodbye and tried something different to find peace in our lives? Witnessing, or Sakshibhav Meditation, works with believers and nonbelievers alike. The daily practice of this meditation has empowered many from around the world to step back from an external event, a thought attack from inside, any physical ailment, or…Continue
The Light We Shine
By Judi Lynch
Word count -698 (September submission posted 10-5-2019)
Bio word count -60
Verily, there are incredible and kind-hearted people in the world whose purpose in life is to bring light to others for the good of humanity! When we reflect on their amazing acts of heroism and bravery beyond the ordinary, we witness people helping others without thought of reward. Instinctively they do the right thing in times of trouble and chaos…Continue
Dying is never a subject we want to discuss but, it is important for us to ease any fears for those ready to transition. As a family member, watching the deterioration and not being able to find the right words to bring comfort, it can be even more daunting. There are things we can do to ease any fears our loved one may have and to make the transition a little easier.
We have been conditioned to live our lives in a state of fear, being dictated on how to live, what to eat, what to do what not to do, how to look, how to feel, what we can and cannot do and that if we dare to…Continue
Meditation is defined as the process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts, and many people reap major benefits from the practice. The popularity of meditation continues to increase as more and more people notice its physical and mental benefits. Check out these four life-changing health benefits of meditation.
There are many tools to help us shift our vibrational frequency to a happy state of being. The tools that each person resonates with are unique to their own preferences. These tools help us move our focus into our heart space, which is the first step to initiate a harmonic mind-heart coherence. It’s important to understand that our heart-mind coherence is not always happy or positive. For example, if we are angry or in grief our heart space feels sad, constricted and…Continue
The art of meditation can put your body and mind into a calmer, healthier state, and you can greatly enhance your life by meditating daily. There are also some modifications that you can make to your setting that will help you reap the full benefits of each session. Incorporating these four things into your daily meditation sessions can help you move…Continue
Giving off a positive vibe can make everyone gravitate to you. No one wants to be around a downer or a buzzkill, after all. If you want to feel like sunlight to the people who are in your life, you can give off an energy that’s unparalleled. Be someone who puts smiles on others’ faces day in and day out. Remember, a sunny and bright outlook can be an…Continue
Compassion Fatigue is huge in the animal welfare and veterinary communities. Signs can be depression, anger, anxiety, sadness, and more.
People who work in shelters and rescues often say it’s the hardest job they ever had. But they stay there because the animals need them. They are passionate about their work, but there’s only so much help they can offer as an individual. And the heartbreak that they experience becomes what is known as Compassion Fatigue.
The Centers for…Continue
In the early 1950s, as the newly developed hydrogen bomb cast its mushroom-shaped shadow of megadeath over the world, an aged Indian monk gave his young assistant a mission: create world peace and enlightenment by restoring the ancient global Vedic civilization. The young man was Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, and he accepted the responsibility wholeheartedly, fully aware of what an enormous job it…Continue
There is nothing more painful than to want a baby and to be told you can’t have one. There are or course, very rare circumstances in which there is a genetic or immune malfunction that may need doctor intervention; however, most infertility diagnoses are “unexplained”. If you fall into the “unexplained” category, I’m here to tell you that you can have a baby, without doctor intervention, naturally, on your terms. Whether it’s your age or your partner’s sperm…Continue
If you are coping with troubling thoughts each day, then begin using yoga methodologies to quiet your mind. Yoga is one of the oldest forms of exercise, but it is also used for improving the condition of the mind. Here is how yoga can help you to feel calmer.
Centering the mind is necessary to quiet the mind, and…Continue
A minimalistic way of life is only a part of sustainable living, and if you are opting for an eco-friendly life, then you have to embrace minimalism with all its perks. Luckily, there are more than you can imagine. A minimalistic way of life brings us closer to our most essential values and teaches us how to be more satisfied with what we have and enjoy life as it is. This doesn’t mean that you have to give up on improving your life, but merely learn how to…Continue
Our healthy and mature emotions can guide us in situations that are not clear for our logical mind.
Emotions accompany us at every turn, as they are the natural responses to the situations that we are confronted with. They alert us to what is going on right now, what matters, whether or not pay special attention to what we hear, see and…Continue
Thoughts, not fate, lead us to where we are now and determine our future. Basic to metaphysics, mind is the foundation of everything. Our physical world fueled by underlying dreams and imaginations is manifested by thought, individually and collectively. By recognizing our thoughts as they arise we can more clearly chart the reality we desire.
Waking Reality & Dreams are…Continue
Abstract: Life is filled with a plethora of experiences that can stimulate our reactivity. Moments we wish we could do over again. Tips how we can master the moment and make the difference between being part of the resolution or part of the problem.
Life is filled with a plethora of experiences that can stimulate our reactivity. Moments in response to what…
When a loved one passes on, it can feel as though life will never be the same. You naturally go through a period of grief and loss where you might not be able to imagine living without them. While this time is painful, it helps to know that your loved one is still watching over you, and you can use these five strategies to feel connected even though they have passed on to the other side.
You might be tempted to stop going to your weekly lunch…Continue