Category Archive: Mindfulness

Change, Transformation & Inversions

If you want to change, to evolve, you must let go. If there’s no room to usher in your transformation it will pass you right by and return until you make space for it.… Continue reading

The Best Thing To Do When You’re Stressed (Bonus; It’s Free!)

Stress is a killer. It’s the source of sickness, fatigue, loss of productivity and grey hair. There will always be stress; it’s an unavoidable part of life, but one that’s necessary for growth. Stressful… Continue reading

Three Levels Of The Mind + Poses For Legs (All Levels)

To help us understand the complexity of the mind, yoga philosophy has broken it’s functioning down into three different layers. The outermost layer is where reception of sensory input occurs. This is called the… Continue reading

Five Ways To Find Balance & Ease When Life Overwhelms You

1. Pause Sit down, close your eyes. Listen to the sounds around you —better yet, listen to the silence from which all sounds arise. Breathe deeply and evenly for three to five breaths.… Continue reading

Purna: An all levels practice on being present

When we get busy or overwhelmed with a mountain of tasks, it’s very easy for our attention to scatter and to feel fragmented. But wholeness is our natural state. We are full and… Continue reading

What I learned at 12,000 Feet

We left the parking lot in the near-dark of 6 a.m. Our packs were light; just a small rack of gear, a 30 meter rope, our harnesses, jackets, and some food and water between the… Continue reading

Discomfort & Perfection: The Crossroads Of A Seeker

The Perfectionists I played soccer. Once. When I was four years old. At the end of the game I was crying—near hysterically—because I didn’t score a goal and we didn’t win the game. I hated… Continue reading

The Burning Desire For Wholeness: Finding Peace Through Yoga

Most of us live like we have 275 tabs simultaneously open on our mental browser. None of them are actually important, it’s just a frantic, agitated circle of being busy. It can be the consequences… Continue reading

Why We Meditate (And How To Do It Better)

Meditation is a powerful tool for easing stress and making space to connect with yourself. The goal is not to stop your mind but to keep it’s frantic, skeptical and controlling side from running your… Continue reading

When Buddhism In Business Is A Bad Idea

I’m no expert on Buddhism. I’m not even a novice. In fact, the only practice I have that comes out of the tradition is one of today’s greatest buzzwords: Mindfulness. Mindfulness: Yes Mindfulness… Continue reading