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Easy Bedtime Yoga

Ever had one of those days where you can’t wait to get into bed but once your head finally hits the pillow, you feel wide awake? This easy bedtime yoga sequence will help you let go of some of the stress and anxiety that’s keeping you awake and let you sleep more deeply. Modern society …

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Wake Up Gratitude to Feel Better

Gratitude changes you. Seriously! Gratitude changes the way you think, your outlook on life, and how you approach difficult situations. Gratitude helps you feel better, but how? What we put our attention on grows. If we always look for problems and focus on the negative, the neural pathways for negative thinking become stronger. Practicing gratitude, …

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Restorative Yoga with a Bolster

Restorative Yoga is so much more than resting. It’s also more than just yoga. Yes, it is yoga, and it is deeply restful but because it allows us to stay in these nourishing poses for longer periods of time than usual it helps us feel even better. It enables us to relax, slow our breathing, …

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Yoga to Conquer Self-Doubt

Have you ever walked into a room, and thought, “What was I thinking? I can’t do this!” or “There must be a mistake, I’m not qualified,” or even as simple as “What am I doing here?!?” You’re not alone! We’ve all experienced those moments of self-doubt and feelings of Imposter Syndrome! There are ways to …

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Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga helps relieve stress and combat the negative effects that stress and anxiety have on our bodies. A restorative yoga practice encourages us to relax, slow our breathing, and focus on the present movement. This shifts us out of fight-or-flight and into a parasympathetic response of rest and digest. Restorative Yoga is a deeply …

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Daily Mindfulness Techniques to Come Back to the Present Moment

Mindfulness is proven to reduce stress, can lower blood pressure, helps boost immunity, lets us sleep better, and it’s free! That’s at least five wins by my count so why isn’t everyone talking about using mindfulness to come back to the present moment? I think it’s because some people are afraid that it’s too spiritual, …

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Live in the Present Moment with Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? You’ve probably heard about it over the past few years but what does “mindfulness” and living in the present moment really mean? Mindfulness is all about paying attention and being present. The Mayo Clinic has a great explanation. Mindfulness is when “you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and …

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Simple Self-Care Tips

Self-care has gotten a bad wrap lately. It’s more than a spa day or a “me day.” Self-care is ongoing and what keeps us going. In fact, taking care of ourselves through self-care practices builds our self-confidence and makes our daily lives easier. But if it isn’t about face masks and massages, what is self-care? …

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Yoga Creates Mental Flexibility

It’s no secret that practicing yoga increases the flexibility in our bodies, but another great freedom yoga gives us is that can increase the flexibility of our minds as well. Just as yoga helps our bodies move easier and in new ways, it helps our minds look at situations in new ways too and this …

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