The Yoga Sutras have so much guidance. If you dig deep into the practice of yoga, you'll find that there's much more than the physical practice. The philosophy is that the Self is like an onion - by mastering/exhausting/utilizing the physical body, we are better able to reach inside ourselves to master our mental and … Continue reading Pleasure and Sorrow
This is not a resolution. This is an accounting of self. I've rediscovered and have resolved to start listening to my intuition through tarot. Today's card pull was Change right side up...how suiting for the first day of the New Year. It was also pulled in a more in-depth reading that I did a few … Continue reading My Accountability Note to Self
I love food. I enjoy being in the kitchen. I enjoy meal planning and coming up with how food fits together for me to feel whole. I would spend most of my day in the kitchen looking through the cupboards if I could - even if they're mostly bare. Funny enough, I don't make the … Continue reading How I Thrive & How It Consumes Me
The turning of the calendar year has never been inspirational for me. I always say that I continually strive to be a better version of myself, and that resolutions don't really speak to me. In reality, my renewal of vows to myself have always come in Fall (beginning of the school year), and Spring now … Continue reading Pushing Forward
There are many types of friendships, but the one that I'm in need of right now is someone that I can show all of my cards to without the fear of judgement, or guiding me towards a certain solution. Someone that I can be raw with. Someone that can witness me in all of my … Continue reading Being Raw
Many of us have some issue with our bodies, and many of us have come to no resolution which leaves us in a constant state of frustration or dissatisfaction, at the least. This chronic state then leads down a road of defeated acceptance that this is how it will always be. I'm hoping that today … Continue reading A Necessary Experiment
There are so many times you see the pattern. So many times you say that it won't happen again. So many times you say you're a different person, and that you won't allow that pattern to continue. You've broken the cycle. And then it happens again. Why? For me, it was that I was forcing … Continue reading Resolve & Release
If any relationship (including the one with yourself) is encouraging increased negative self-talk, communicate how you’re feeling, try to identify why one or both of your approaches may be resulting in negativity, and go from there. Be kind. Know yourself. Observe. Be honest. Do what you need to do for yourself in order to allow yourself to choose happiness, as well as ownership for who you are today.