Tag Archive: cope with stress

Is Your Yoga Practice Making You Out of Balance?

BKS Iyengar said, “In every pose there should be repose.” Relaxation, I’ll admit, is something that doesn’t come easily to me. It’s so easy to “do” and so challenging to simply “be.” With… Continue reading

Three Yoga Practices to Ease Anxiety & Stress

There are two things I know about stress and anxiety. 1.) There is nothing wrong with us for feeling it and 2.) Everyone feels it. Stress, by definition, is mental and/or emotional strain… Continue reading

Stretch at Your Desk: Neck, Shoulders & Torso (Video)

When you just can’t get away from your desk but you need a break, practice yoga along with this video (its about 8 minutes long) to bring relief and freedom in your upper body.… Continue reading

Meditation on Self Love

The Universe will always offer chances to reboot. (Like the full lunar eclipse we just experienced!) There are times when it really is beneficial to pause and honor all that we’ve experienced before… Continue reading

Finding Fulfillment In A World That Wants To Sell It To You

Over the last few months I’ve been struggling with a finger injury. Initially, it kept me from even being able to do Downward Dog. Thankfully I’m back on my mat, but where it… Continue reading

The Compassionate Witness, A Short Meditation

Within each of us is a place of clarity and calm that can weather any storm. During meditation, reconnecting with this part of ourselves can help us process the stress and emotion we… Continue reading

Simple Techniques To Relieve Eye Strain (Part 2)

One of the places that all humans seem to tense against the stresses of life is in the face. We clench our teeth, shorten our breath and pinch our eyes to a state… Continue reading

Simple Techniques To Relieve Eye Strain (Part 1)

We spend so much time on the computer and indoors, that our eyes often feel strained and tired at the end of the day. Here is some very brief information on how the… Continue reading

Need to Recover? Try This

If you were up late celebrating last night or have been standing on your feet all day. If you feel run down, like you might be getting sick, or need to recover from… Continue reading

3 Ways to Enjoy the Moment (& Stop Feeling Stressed!)

While our senses are fantastic at helping us enjoy the beauty and wonder of life, they’re also constantly in competition for our attention. Our eyes are bombarded with lights, colors and words. Our… Continue reading