In many ways this meditation practice is really a blessing. You bless yourself, another, your community or family, and then all beings everywhere. It's a simple practice, easy to follow, and effective.
Before we moved, my friends, family, and I joked about how moving to Bahrain might just be the best move ever...given the upcoming elections. The jokes went both ways...if Hillary gets elected, better to be in Bahrain; likewise, if Trump gets elected, better to be in Bahrain. For me, I never wanted to see the US lead by...
In yoga, the personal practices toward uncovering one's true nature, self inquiry (svadhyaya) is a very powerful tool for releasing anything that disturbs the mind, especially feelings of fear, frustration, worry, jealousy, hate, and attachment to name a few. The practice of self inquiry and self reflection have been very powerful tools in my own life and have played a major role in my own physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual healing.
Whether you like it or not it’s the time of giving. Giving gifts, giving your time to family, shopping, traffic, going to obligatory work functions, holiday parties and giving your immune system an extra test with travel. Unfortunately, if you're not careful and give too much, you end up sick, stressed out, overwhelmed, and the … Continue reading Gift Yourself this Holiday Season
At some point during my studies in Yoga, Oriental Medicine, Hawaiian Healing and Ayurveda a teacher once shared with me, “Until you can see Love in all things, until you can Love all people, you’re not ready to practice this medicine.” I remember being floored, my gut turned inside out (at the time, not good … Continue reading What “yoga is” to me.
Another blog discovered in my archives from January 10, 2010. About two years ago, I was sitting with a close group of soul-sisters who are dedicated, beautiful, and ridiculously funny Change Leaders from the non-profit organization, Shakti Rising, in San Diego. It was during a fun night of honoring the sacred feminine, speaking our Dharma, … Continue reading You are the difference!
Last night I rediscovered "What's your Passion?" from past blogs on an older website. On the memorial date that changed the world's events forever, and thus our lives, I felt it was appropriate to repost it. Especially now as the spouse of an active duty Marine Corps Infantry Officer, I find this post more meaningful … Continue reading What’s your Passion?