Category Archive: Happiness

Gathering Knowledge & Creating Mental Clarity, Vrittis Part 2

Despite hours of daily yoga and my mostly consistent meditation practice, my mind is annoyingly loud. It’s like that seagull scene from the movie Finding Nemo. It shouts, “mine, mine, mine, mine, me, me, mine,… Continue reading

Yoga For Fear, Anxiety, the Low Back & the Breath

As a rock climber, my sport isn’t just about physical exertion. There’s a whole lot of mental effort that goes into being on the edge and facing the fear of falling that can… Continue reading

A Conversation on Yoga: How Yoga Helps You Live Your Best Life

I was blessed to be interviewed for a brand new podcast called the Yoga Frequency. As per their website, “The Yoga Frequency is a yoga-centric podcast dedicated to shining light on extraordinary individuals spreading positive energy… Continue reading

The Meaning of Om & How Mantra Can Help Make Lasting Change

Just as you have repetitive movement patterns—always brushing your teeth with your dominant hand, say—you also have repetitive mental patterns. Whether from stored emotion, old memory or inherited family beliefs, conditioned, repetitive thinking leaves an impression on every… Continue reading

Yoga Butt to Enlightenment

Yoga butt. Yes, we all want one. It’s not the main reason to practice, but let’s not fool ourselves, we all want a little bit of a workout in yoga class. If yoga lifts… Continue reading

Short All-Around Practice On How To Stretch Your Time

Quick note to readers: Those of you who follow paisleyanne.com by email will see all posts embedded in the body of your email notification. These podcasts, as far as I can tell, don’t come… Continue reading

Dharma & Change: How Yoga Helps You Live Your Dreams

I believe we’re all seekers of Truth. Some of us are better elephant hunters than others, willing to call out the obvious, even if it’s uncomfortable. On the mat, or the meditation cushion,… Continue reading

Yoga For Holiday Stress Relief

While the holidays offer the opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends, to celebrate life and cultivate gratitude, they are not without their pitfalls. From poor eating habits to the challenges… Continue reading

Transform Anxiety to Peace With Yoga

In its pure form, the vitality that circulates through all things is called Shakti. As it enters your body, and becomes personalized, it’s known as prana. When you have an injury, sickness, are stressed or anxious,… Continue reading

How To Create Healthy Boundaries

Going home for the holidays can be a joyous time of sharing with friends and family. But it can also trigger old, unhealed wounds and rubber band you back to a former version… Continue reading