Tag Archive: stress-relief

How to Calm Emotional Over-Sensitivity With Yoga

Emotion is a good thing. Being able to feel allows us the capacity to enjoy love and beauty, to feel compassion and to connect with others. But too much emotion can be like trying to… Continue reading

Meditation For Strength & Resilience

The human experience often moves us across the wide, deep sea of opposing emotions. In an instant we may feel both sad and strong, or content and sorrowful —or any combination of contrasts that… Continue reading

Yoga & The Psoas-Stress Connection

Learning to cope with stress is key to building resilience. Like a sore muscle after it’s been worked, we become stronger after challenge. But too much stress has a negative effect on mind and… Continue reading

Gentle Yoga For Traumatic & Stressful Times

No words can accurately convey how we feel about the violence in America the world right now. We all agree that something is not working, and something needs to be done. But we can’t seem… Continue reading

Hip Openers & Twists For Stability Through Change

As we move into the first days of Spring, new growth and transformation are the theme of the season. What appears to be challenge, often offers the best opportunity for deep and personal… Continue reading

Yoga For Fear, Anxiety, the Low Back & the Breath

As a rock climber, my sport isn’t just about physical exertion. There’s a whole lot of mental effort that goes into being on the edge and facing the fear of falling that can… Continue reading

Short All-Around Practice On How To Stretch Your Time

Quick note to readers: Those of you who follow paisleyanne.com by email will see all posts embedded in the body of your email notification. These podcasts, as far as I can tell, don’t come… Continue reading

Yoga For Holiday Stress Relief

While the holidays offer the opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends, to celebrate life and cultivate gratitude, they are not without their pitfalls. From poor eating habits to the challenges… Continue reading

Three Powerful Restorative Yoga Poses To Combat Stress & Fatigue

There is a reason it’s called a ‘restorative’ practice. These yoga poses, with the use of props, offer the opportunity to rest, relax and receive the benefit of the practice without having to… 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