Tag Archive: happiness

Lasting Health & Happiness: An Unbreakable Link

Originally, this article was published in May of 2013. The topic, however, is so relevant that I wanted to update, revise and re-publish it. If you’ve read this before, you’ll find some new… Continue reading

Darkness, Dedication, Digging In: Yoga’s Dynamic Action Of Balance

Houses of Light As we approach the shortest and darkest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, we often long for the return of the light. Everywhere, houses are adorned with lights. Lights… Continue reading

Keep It Simple (And Breeze Through The Holidays)

In general, we overdo it. Most of American culture believes more is better: work harder, get a bigger television, a nicer car… On the outside this may look successful and happy, but inside our giant houses, we feel… Continue reading

How Not To Get Sick

My little town of Mojave suffered a terrible accident on Friday. Everyone I know is suffering. One pilot died and an aircraft that many have poured their blood, sweat and tears into is… 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

The Paradox of Empty Space: A Journey to Freedom

Cemented white dunes undulate into the horizon, their tops dotted with twisted junipers and wind-blown pinyons. Terra cotta slots begin as simple gullies, then traverse for miles, criss-crossing as they cut deeper into the… Continue reading

Meditation for Safety

This is a meditation for a little TLC. Try it out if you’ve had a rough day, a confrontation with a co-worker or want to create an environment of safety into which you can relax. Creating this… 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

Tips From The Yogi’s Toolbox

I was lying in bed angry, sad and grumpy.  The more I thought about how I felt, the angry I seemed to get. Frustrated, I laced up my running shoes. Sometimes running can be very… Continue reading