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I'm a yoga teacher, writer and music lover living in Oregon.
How to Use Astrology to Manifest Your Goals & Plan Your Future
Astrology is a powerful and ancient tool for self-improvement and manifestation. Even if you’re completely new to the world of astrology, you can start using it to set goals and plan your future right away. Using astrology to manifest your dreams is probably a lot easier than you think.
Digital Detox: Positive Affirmations for a Social Media Reset
Ever heard of a digital detox? It’s a popular phrase in the modern wellness industry, and simply means you’re in need of a good unplugging from your devices and social media. In our constantly digitally-wired world, it’s easy to see the need.
Morning Affirmations Meditation | 15 min guided meditation
Welcome to your morning affirmations guided meditation. I’m so excited for you to receive this practice. But there’s one thing I want to address before we jump into our meditation. What are affirmations? And why do they matter?
Five Unexpected Benefits of Your Yoga Practice
Maybe you do yoga for the physical benefits. You feel stronger, less ache-y, and just all around, well, better. If you’ve practiced awhile, maybe you’ve noticed some mental and emotional benefits. Less clutter, more clarity, and a general sense of well-being are common side effects of yoga. But if you really look deep, you may have noticed a few unexpected benefits of yoga as well.
Guided Meditation to Start the Day: 10 Minute Intention Setting
This is the perfect guided meditation to start the day. As you wake up, you may feel preemptively anxious & overwhelmed by everything on your to-do list that day. Or maybe you’re super groggy, uninspired to get out of bed, and dreading going to work that day. Whatever the case, this guided meditation will help you find focus and alignment at the beginning of your day.
Three Yoga Philosophies to Adopt for Better Mental Health
After I got dumped, I turned to yoga. What started as a life raft of “something to do” quickly turned my entire life around. But it wasn’t the fancy poses or the endorphin highs of my yoga asana practice that saved me. It was the philosophies, the beating heart of the yoga practice, that helped me heal. Though the ripple effects of my yoga practice are still growing - these are three lessons from yoga philosophy that have drastically changed my life for the better.
I Spent a Bachelorette Weekend Completely Sober on a Party Island - Here’s What Happened
“Oh I don’t drink really, I’m just here to have fun.” The burly best-man at the country cover bar gave me a baffled look. At this point in the weekend, I was used to it.
Four Ways to Make Your Menstrual Cycle More Eco-Friendly
A woman’s menstrual cycle is a time of deep connection. She is rooted in connection to the ebbs and flows of her body and the universe. But after years of stigma, shame & misinformation - we’re more removed from it than ever before. And modern “hygiene” products take a time that’s traditionally sacred and turn it into a creator of massive waste and toxic chemicals.
Dealing with Grief Mindfully : How to Step into Surrender
Sometimes it feels like your stomach falls through the floor. There’s a hollow ache in your chest. Your throat closes as tears sting your eyes. It feels like a piece of you is missing. You feel lonely, afraid, and uncertain. Forgive me if I sound dramatic - but that’s how grief feels to me.
Three Embodiment Rituals for the Upcoming Full Moon in Scorpio
The Full Moon in Scorpio rises on Monday, April 26th with intensity and transformation. Opposed with the Sun in Taurus, we’re reminded that there’s always a bigger picture at play. Scorpio is very intense and passionate, where Taurus is more grounded and laid back. Taurus is slow and steady where Scorpio is hot and heavy. Both signs value emotional depth and making life a joyous occasion.
The Mindfulness Exercise that Changed Everything for Me
I strongly remember one instance where I was doing absolutely nothing. I was in Pacific Grove, California - having just rolled into town the day before. My partner Steven and I were living out of our Dodge van with our two dogs at the time - and it had been a particularly shitty day.
Wild Yoga is now popping up thanks to new app for yogis
The yoga world looks undoubtedly different nowadays. With most studios still operating on a Zoom-only basis, global yogis are having to look for different ways to keep their practice engaging & inspiring. Luckily, modern tech can lend a helping hand.