Tag Archive: meditation

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

Meditation For Confidence

This short (one minute!) meditation was inspired by Amy Cuddy’s TED talk on body language. She talks about “power posing” and how posture decreases the stress-hormone cortisol and increases the chance for success.… 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

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

Meditation for Compassion

I opened my e-mail today to find a note of constructive criticism from a studio where I recently taught. The message was very kind, well-written, sent with love and actually quite accurate. Instead of closing… 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

Meditation for Guidance

If you’re feeling stuck or frozen and you don’t quite know what step to take next, if any, have a listen to this short meditation. Use this as a tool to relax the… Continue reading

Ground Yourself

Summer is upon us! For many that means a shift in schedule. It’s also a time when travel increases. Any kind of change can make us feel unplugged and disconnected. This podcast is… Continue reading

The #1 Cause of Suffering

The gun made a loud click and the magazine slid out into my palm. I checked the chamber again. Yes, I did get that bullet too. Only one more day. I can do… 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