Living to be 100

“Even if you live to be 100, it’s really a very short time. So why not spend it undergoing this process of evolution, of opening your mind and heart, connecting with your true nature – rather than getting better and better at fixing, grasping, freezing, closing down?” Pema Chodron

5 Tips Every Yoga Teacher Needs to Know: Reflections from a Psychologist (and Yoga Teacher)

This blog post is one in a series on a blog tour for yoga teachers who want to get more impact from their private yoga teaching and find ways to generate a sustainable income. We are so very grateful to be a part of Kate Connell’s Yoga Teacher Blog Tour. Follow along on social media using hashtag #yogateachertour. Yesterday’s stop …

Single yellow tulip in a field of red tulips.

Be Yourself

“…we cannot achieve greatness unless we lose all interest in being great. For our own idea of greatness is illusory, and if we pay too much attention to it we will be lured out of the peace and stability of the being God gave us, and seek to live in a myth we have created for ourselves. It is, therefore, …

Life is Supposed to GO RIGHT

“Part of what we all must learn is that there is a divine spark within us. We are here to learn that life is supposed to go right. We are here to learn how to make it right. People receive answers to their prayers, experience a healing and then they exclaim, ‘The most amazing thing happened!’  The truth is: prayers …

Tuning In

“Only you can figure out what your direction needs to be, by tuning into your heart or feeling it in your gut – that sense of which way to move next. When you are on your path – then you feel a certain JOY, which activates the solar plexus and strengthens the flame there. This also affects the immune system. …

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The Body’s Truth

“In the final analysis, we can control only ourselves. But we are often dismayed at our inability to master even this. What prevents us? When we feel out of control, it is usually because there is a conflict between what we think and what we feel. Our feelings may scream one thing while our minds demand something else. But our …