Enhancing Connection with Mind, Body, and Spirit

https://youtu.be/KGqPTWwC28w In Western culture, what is tangible and quantifiable frequently outweighs things that are elusive. However, many fields of study, such as psychology, neuroscience, nutrition, genomics, and so on have begun recognizing the connection of mind, body, and spirit. Conventional scientific studies are now beginning to explore ancient holistic medicine, such as meditation and yoga, … Continue reading Enhancing Connection with Mind, Body, and Spirit

Mindful Breathing for Wellness

https://youtu.be/wtxuLnfnVWQ Breathing is an action that most of us don’t even think about. However, there are many various ways to breathe and we naturally breathe differently in different situations. Changing how we breathe can affect our wellness, by relaxing our body, helping our mind focus, alter our mood, and lessen the effect of stress. Through … Continue reading Mindful Breathing for Wellness

How to Get Your Life Back on Track

https://youtu.be/XHPJCEBsbiI We've all had moments of weakness that interrupt our routine. Whether it's breaking your exercise routine after a long day of work or having a weekend binge, throwing off your nutritious diet, it feels like your old unhealthy habits are rearing their heads again. For whatever reason, you fell off your diet plan, skipped … Continue reading How to Get Your Life Back on Track

Calming Coronovirus Anxiety Through Self Care

https://youtu.be/A3H-7TjBqp0 Feeling anxious about all the news on the coronoavirus while isolated inside your home? It's completely understandable as we're in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. You aren't alone in your concerns as many are feeling that same restlessness. Without the ability to go outside, it can seem impossible to relax if you're used … Continue reading Calming Coronovirus Anxiety Through Self Care

Slowing Down to Enjoy the Moment

Do you ever find yourself rushing from one thing to the next? Feeling as though you can't slow down because you're worried nothing will get accomplished? Yet in all the chaos, something will probably slip through the cracks, causing you to feel even more stressed. Even though you try to convince yourself that you need … Continue reading Slowing Down to Enjoy the Moment

Knitting Meditation Workshop

This past Friday, January 24th, I held my first knitting meditation workshop at Pick Up Every Stitch. Having my first class during the new moon allowed me to benefit from the moon's growing energy to sow the seeds of this long-term project, as I will be teaching this class regularly. During the workshop, I showed … Continue reading Knitting Meditation Workshop

Meditation Knitting

Meditation, for many people, can be a difficult practice to incorporate into their daily lives. Quieting one's mind and turning your attention from the chaos of the everyday can feel daunting when there's nothing concrete to focus your attention on. Being able to combine your hobbies and meditation allows it to become a mindfulness practice … Continue reading Meditation Knitting

The Gift of Kindness

Imagine that someone you love has had a horrible day and is crying in front of you. What would you do? No doubt you would rush to console them. Now how would you react if the person that was hurting was you? Would you still react the same way, rushing to console yourself? That is … Continue reading The Gift of Kindness

The Gift of Breathing

As many books, podcasts, and videos as there are on breathing, there are equally as many different methods. Between Pranayama, a formal yoga exercise of breath control, and Wim Hof's forceful breathing technique, there are practices for everyone. The idea is to choose one that works for you and make it part of your personal … Continue reading The Gift of Breathing

Finding Balance During the Holidays

While holidays are meant to be a time of joy, for many people they are incredibly stressful. With memories of the past and worries of the future, it's during these stressful times that we need to focus on ourselves and being well, so we can fully enjoy the holidays as they are meant to be. … Continue reading Finding Balance During the Holidays