Are we Happy Now?

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?

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What is Keeping You From Your Happy Place?

My apologies for interrupting our posts on the mudras however, this is important. Today my anxiety and depression would not be quiet.  Starting with work, phone call after phone call, yelling, complaining, the blaming!  23 new emails?! I have not finished filtering what came through over the weekend.  My anxiety screaming how terrible I am … Continue reading What is Keeping You From Your Happy Place?

Repost – Being Present While Dealing with Anxiety

Since I began my yoga journey a few years ago, I began to hear the terms “be present” and “let that s#%! go” a lot. I suffer from depression and anxiety, I refused to see anyone for it after I became an adult and stopped taking all medications. “This chick is nuts”, yea, probably. I […] … Continue reading Repost – Being Present While Dealing with Anxiety

Staying Present During the Holidays

Sliding out of bed, so as not to disturb a soul.  I tiptoe to the kitchen, brew a pot of coffee, and begin to bake.  Soon the smell of cinnamon and warm bread fill the house.  Thanksgiving.  Family, food, friends, and happiness.  The mood is infectious.  After traveling to each loved one's home we arrive … Continue reading Staying Present During the Holidays

Meditation for Depression

I do not want to get out of bed.  I do not want to open the curtains.  Willing rain this way, with all its wondrous gloom.  The thought of the day and what it has to bring only intensifies these feelings as I burrow under my blankets.  I cannot even get up to go to … Continue reading Meditation for Depression