Tag Archive: mindfulness

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gratitude & Joy Meditation

If you want to feel a little lighter and happier or strengthen your gratitude muscle, this is the perfect Minute Meditation. As always, it only takes a minute, though you can add on… Continue reading

Centering Meditation

This podcast is for those times when you feel out of whack and a little disconnected from yourself. It only takes a minute to find your center!