Entries tagged with “Practice”

Focusing on What Matters, Moment by Moment

“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.”

Got Gökotta?

This Swedish practice will start your morning on the right note.

How Inner Peace Brings World Peace

“Maybe we need to think about our inner peace as reaching far beyond the limits of our bodies and personal energy fields.”

How to Become a Stalker of Your Own Mind

If we are relentless and impeccable about stalking ourselves, a result is that we leave the world and other people alone.

How to Make Self-Care Work for You

What self-care means is unique to each of us. Ask yourself these questions to go beyond the basic routine and create a transcendent self-care habit.

How Yoga Got My Mom and Me Through the Worst Summer Ever

Summer. A time of fun in the sun, pretty clothes, romance, rainbows, and unicorns.Or, if you’re me, a bad breakup, moving back in with my parents, getting hit by a car, two rounds …

Is Yoga Practical?

As a yoga teacher, over the years I've had many people ask me whether yoga is the real deal: Does it really help, or is it just another fad? Do you have to be an acrobat to feel go…

Let Go of Perfection to Find Creative Flow

How knitting can strengthen the connection between the right and left hemispheres of your brain.

Listening in the Labyrinth

Walking a labyrinth can allow entry to the unknown if we are willing to listen.

Lunar Reflections

Julie Peters, the author of Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses, shares her wisdom on building a moon practice.

My Practice: Picturing the Moment

Learn how this artist starts her day with camera in hand.

Nourishing Self-Care Practices for Now

Stressed? Depleted? Us too. These restorative practices are designed to help you replenish yourself.

Playing with Wonder Questions

I play with “wonder questions” all the time. I use them in coaching sessions and with my Sweetheart. I use them not to shift what I am thinking about, but how I am thinking about i…

Poem: Hands

“she showed me what she knew— / how to settle alongside lamplight / and fill my lap with skeins”

Practicing Self-Care During Stressful Times

When stress strikes, self-care often takes a backseat. “The ability to care for oneself is predicated on the ability to consistently go inward and listen to what is there with open…

Reclaim Your Personal Power With the I AM Practice

Self-worth is the crowning jewel in your self-love journey. Start your I AM practice today and never look back.

Reiki for Stressed-Out Cats

Got a stressed-out cat? Here is everything you need to know about reiki for cats—from what it is and how it can help your cat to remote reiki, plus four tips to soothe your stressed feline friend.

Rewild Yourself to Feel Connected

Rewilding means reconnecting with your “wild untamed soul.” Remember the way home with this practice.

Rewire Your Brain: Practice Happiness

In the wake of New Year’s Resolution season, some of us are taking a good hard look at what’s blocking our paths to happiness and health. There’s plenty: the world is full of distr…

Riding the Wave of Emotions

Building a practice of being with your emotions.