INSPIRATION: How committed are you to your own happiness? If you were dating yourself, would you be blissful or ready to break out of the relationship? Self-love is an active process of becoming aware of who you are and appreciating all aspects of what makes you unique. It is a practice of self-care and self-compassion that affirms, “I Am Worthy.” Nurturing yourself is imperative to what I call personal sustainability. Here’s how to step up the love…
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7 Things I Learned From Mom
As Harriet Beecher Stowe said, “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” My mom has certainly been the source of constant inspiration. Anyone who has heard me speak has heard stories about her. Although she is highly educated and accomplished, her advice is usually quite simple yet powerful if applied. I didn’t always listen to her growing up, but now I savor every word.
The 10 Best Yoga Poses for Stress Relief
HUFFPOST: Maintaining a yoga practice can be a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape and calm the mind. But when it comes to stress relief, not all yoga poses are created equal.
7 Ways to Renew Your Life Today
INSPIRATION: Just like a loaf of bread that’s been left out too long, life can sometimes seem stale if we let routine take over. We get comfortable with what is and ignore what could be. Being present is important — it’s the foundation of Power Living and experiencing the special moments in life. However, actively claiming your future is key to growth. Balancing the two modes is the trick.
7 Steps to Making & Keeping Resolutions
Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution only to break it within weeks? It’s been said that about 40 to 45 percent of American adults set at least one resolution. However, by February the majority of us have given up. Is it a useless tradition? Historian Bill Petro says we can thank Roman statesman Julius Caesar for starting New Year’s resolutions on January 1st. Unfortunately, January 1st is not the best day to make resolutions if you want them to stick…
Part II – Conversation with Sharon Gannon on “Yoga, Life & Being Vegan”
LIVE LONG: What is the relationship between yoga and transformation? How can what you eat affect how you live? I continue my conversation with the co-founder of the Jivamukti Yoga Method, Sharon Gannon.
7 Ways to Experience Peace… Right Now!
INSPIRATION: As our world continues to speed up and get more complex, being able to access inner calm – particularly in the midst of crisis – is a critical skill. It can reduce stress, improve concentration and generate a sense of confidence.
Mindfulness as a Path to Sustainability
HUFFPOST: Are you walking through life unconsciously or with eyes wide open? What are the downstream implications of your actions? Sustainability is the ability to live fully in the Present without compromising the future. This applies to the environment as well as your own personal habits.
Looking for Love…
HUFFPOST: Would you know love if it was right in front of you? I think in many ways we have become a “grass is greener” society. We have so much media stimuli and choice in terms of material goods, it seems like we have become conditioned to continually look for more “features” even in our personal relationships.