Addiction is when you actively and obsessively seek out drugs, alcohol, or other stimulants or depressants. Whether they took opioids after a surgery or they’ve been drinking a lot more often after the death of a loved one, whenever I’ve spoken to those who suffer from addictions, they are often trying to cover up… Continue reading Addiction Recovery and Yoga
In the past few weeks, I’ve been struggling to get to any yoga classes. Usually, I attend early morning sessions because they’re the most convenient for me and they are the most beneficial for my body. Some of the great things about yoga, can sometimes actually really suck. Having to face your emotions and your… Continue reading Sometimes Yoga Sucks
Whenever I teach a yoga class, I always remind my students that they can, and should, go into Child’s Pose or another restful posture if ever they feel like the practice is too intense for them and they need a moment of reprieve. In spite of my urging, students will still approach me after class… Continue reading Don’t Apologise When Going Into Child’s Pose
For the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling a drawn towards rose quartz, heart opening practices, rose water, and the colors of shell pink and emerald green. I have been wondering if my heart chakra needed attention, and it was confirmed when I received a massage from the lovely Tara.
Meditating with music wasn’t my favorite. My mind wandered more, I twitched more, and I checked the timer more than any other week. Maybe it was because Thanksgiving was coming up (that’s why I didn’t post this last week) or just because of the dramatic change of seasons (suddenly we’re covered in snow), either way,… Continue reading Namaste November: Meditation Challenge Completion
This week for my meditation challenge, I colored. And it was kind of awesome.
This week has been a challenging one. Mostly because I’ve been trying to get back into the habit of meditation and because of the Presidential Election. I won’t say too much here on my actual blog, you can read what I said on my Facebook page. All I can really say is, I love all… Continue reading Namaste November: Chanting Meditation