Just in the past couple of days happiness, or lack there of, has become extremely prevalent. With two extremely iconic people, in two different realms of fame and fortune, recently committing suicide mental health and overall happiness is crossing the minds of millions. Oddly enough, it is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. … Continue reading Are we Happy Now?
Product of our environment, a statement often heard when explaining life, behavior, circumstances, and the list goes on. Is product of our environment truly the answer, though? Are we not meant to overcome the environment with which we are given? Oprah Winfrey is an amazing example of refusing to become a product of her environment. … Continue reading To Overcome
Throughout my life, the amount of bad seemed to outweigh the good. I found myself angry with the world, angry with myself, and in a constant state of unhappiness. To me, there was no good in the world, everything was bad and caused pain. Throughout my journey something has changed, I was tired of all … Continue reading Search for Gratitude, Discover Happiness
Slow down. Stop rushing. Breathe, enjoy this moment. I feel as though we can apply this to so many aspects of our lives. It is important to remember to slow down. Imagine you are very excited for tomorrow. There is something happening, perhaps a vacation that you cannot wait for. You keep wishing for this … Continue reading Slow Down Yogis
Cool breeze rustling leaves, the waves gently lapping, the occasional giggle or bark faintly in the background, this was the amazing ambiance of the yoga class I taught last night. Prior to beginning my classes, I like to encourage my students to choose an intention for their practice. If they would like, I have intention … Continue reading Savor the Moment
One of the amazing things about practicing yoga is the search for peace. Through the practice of yoga, mindfulness and meditation this is one goal I believe we can all agree one. This, to me, is the absolute most amazing, mind-blowing, game-changing aspect so many do not realize is about to occur when they begin … Continue reading Find Peace Yogi