Emotions

Opening Stiff Hips

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Stiff hips are very common. This tightness can cause low back pain, knee pain, poor posture, and difficulty walking. The causes of hip tightness can be from overuse or underuse. Many of us have jobs or commutes where we sit for long periods, causing a tightening of […]

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Anahata (Heart Chakra Metta Poem) by Beth Beard

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Breathing deeply as I journey up the path A gentle breeze caressing me The air flows through me with each breath I take Reaching the vantage point I become still Awareness permeates my healing heart As it resonates with the beauty of the earth Lungs expanding, heart […]

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Svadisthana (Sacral chakra poem)

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        Svadisthana (Sacral chakra poem) Walking along the waters edge in the moonlight…. I see myself All that I do is enough… no more striving. I am enough I flow with the water…feeling my emotions Unleashing my joy, my creativity, …my passions, my sensuality […]

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5 Steps to Reduce Worrying and Anxiety By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.

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Everyone worries from time to time. But for some people, “worry is a way of life,” writes clinical psychologist Chad LeJeune, Ph.D, in his book, The Worry Trap: How to Free Yourself from Worry & Anxiety Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. Too much worry can produce anxiety, […]

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Try this Simple Meditation Technique to Reduce Stress

Tonglen Meditation

We all feel stress. Meditation is a simple, free, fast way to release tension, and reduce stress. Taking a few minutes can change your perspective and calm the body, mind, and emotions. According to the Mayo Clinic “Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day […]

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Learning From Our Emotions

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Emotion is energy moving through the body. Emotions are a gift of awareness. By studying our emotional layer (manomaya kosha), we can learn how our own beliefs affect our reality. When we become attached to our emotions we essentially become what we are feeling. For example, instead […]

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Love Languages

Metta Lovengkindness meditation

Ain’t love grand? How do we keep it alive? I came across info on “The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman”. Click on the image below to check out the book on Amazon. “Between busy schedules and long days, expressing love […]

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Breathe to Clear the Mind

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“Oxygen is energy—it’s juice. Oxygen helps relax muscles and clear the mind. When you hold your breath, you are creating pressure and a nervous feeling. Athletes who choke start to become nervous about being nervous. Anxious about being anxious. One psychologist says anxiety is excitement ‘without the […]

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I Love Pigeon Pose

Pigeon Pose

Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana) is one of my favorite poses. It is this pose that helped to heal an injury to my hip socket and saved me from needing surgery and drew me towards Yoga Therapy. You can read more about that here.  Without even realizing […]

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Love & Blame, Brene Brown

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“We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection. Love is not something we give or get; it is something […]

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