Entries tagged with “Practice”
1. Teach your practice to a novice who is hungry to learn.2. Practice in secret. There is a temptation to get “credit” for our practice, from friends or a teacher. Find out if you …
Inspiration for practicing kindness and breathing in the beauty of daily moments and the miracles that are our lives.
Our senses offer an immediate doorway to the present moment, and there are potent added benefits to these three sensory experiences. Try one the next time your stress and anxiety m…
Whether it’s Israel/Palestine or Red vs. Blue, understanding why “I would be fighting me, too!” is only the second step toward lasting peace.
Create space for self-healing with a yoga sequence designed to cultivate your receptive nature.
Acclaimed yoga teacher and activist shares her strategy for staying connected to her practice.
If you are struggling to get a good night’s rest, you may want to address these common sleep disruptors.
This may be the least expensive way to solve our health care crisis.
At the beginning of this year, we offered a 10 Day "Find Your Center" challenge. The overwhelming response reminded us here at S&H to take a moment and do simple things like br…
Twice last week I bumped into friends while in the midst of busy days. These are women who I adore, but haven’t seen in much too long, each of us consumed with the busy-ness of our…
In his book Breath, veteran journalist James Nestor explains the fundamental importance of how we breathe and why “the conclusion was always the same. When it comes to breathing, less almost always equals more.”
Chinnamasta shows us the simple, playful, and fierce truth that much of what we need is already right inside our own hearts.
The equinox has come and gone, and I find myself thinking about spring cleaning. You’ve likely seen the emerging body of research espousing the psycho-emotional value of keeping a …
In this episode, Flora Bowley shows how collaboration can bring together creativity and connection.
Tap into the Sabbath practices of a hibernating bear. Unplug, rest ... and just be.
In my work, I have witnessed many beautiful words of consolation and comfort gone awry.
An excerpt from Choose the Life You Want by Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD
“In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's mind there are few." - Shunryu Suzuki, Zen monkMany years ago, as a yoga student, I envisioned how wonderful i…
Get tips on how to strengthen your intuition, the critical tool you use to listen to that inner voice that often knows the best way forward.
“Many of the world's contemplative traditions teach that the normal mind is afflicted in various ways; that since it so readily brings us suffering and anxiety, it can't be deemed healthy.”