Recognizing and Rectifying Energetic Imbalances

Imagine the swing of a pendulum, oscillating back and forth.  At times, it can settle into one spot.  If it remains there too long, imbalances may occur.   This concept can also be applied to how we conduct ourselves.  For example, sometimes life requires a rapid response and demands high productivity.  This is sustainable for a short period of time…

Winter: The Season of Yin

The dark, cool nature of Winter embodies the essence of yin.  It offers the perfect opportunity to slow down, draw your attention inward and explore what lies at your core. Yin and Yang in Terms of Relativity: Yin and Yang are ancient Chinese concepts of relativity that date back as far as 700B.C.  They represent opposite but complementary energies and…

6 Simple Practices To Cleanse Your Home Of Negative Energy

People and objects emit an frequency that can permeate into other people, objects, and their surroundings.  This can offer either positive or negative effects on one's space and well-being. Have you ever entered a space and felt the energy it held, whether positive or negative?  Or maybe walked up to a friend or co-worker and could FEEL their mood or…

Stress Free Holidays

How is one able to maintain a sense of peace and calm amidst all the hustle and bustle of the holidays?  What is one to do when they feel like the holidays are getting the best of them? We live in a fast paced world where we are always on the go.    With the holidays right around the corner, things…

5 UNEXPECTED Benefits of Yoga

The physical benefits of yoga may seem obvious, but there are also many unexpected benefits of yoga that prove to be quite transformational. Over the last few years, yoga has gained much notoriety and popularity-and for good reason!  First of all, this practice is accessible to everyone.  Krishnamacharya once said, “If you can breathe, you can do yoga.”  Breath control…

Letting go of the things that no longer serve you…

Fall is a season of change.  Colorful leaves emerge and then make their way back to earth.  It reminds us that every now and then, we need to take stock and work on letting go of the things that no longer serve you. This sounds easy enough but can actually be quite challenging to execute. Why is that? It’s normal…

Letting go of the things that no longer serve you…

We tend to hold on to concepts or objects that would be better shared or let go.  Why is that? Recently, I cracked my favorite water bottle after knocking it off the table.  As strange as it sounds, I was devastated.  I took this water bottle everywhere with me-to work, to the yoga studio, on long road trips! Even though…

Reshape Your Brain With Positive Thinking

When we shift our thinking towards the positive, we are able to see our challenges and failures as lessons as opposed to setbacks.  We are given the strength and confidence to persevere through tough times.   Worry, anger, and fear become replaced by joy, happiness, and compassion. "People tend to have a cognitive bias towards their failures, and toward negativity," says…

Using Mindfulness to Reduce Stress

Making a positive shift through mindfulness... Mindfulness is a term that is popping up more frequently in everyday conversation, self-help blogs and research studies; and with good reason. Mindfulness, as defined by Psychology Today, is a state of active, open attention on the present. It embraces living in the present moment and taking in as much of the experience as…