I've been practising yoga on and off since my early 20s. Yoga was physical to me. A form of exercise. It's taken me years - and a wonderful teacher - to understand how yoga is so much more than the asanas and how a "yoga mindset" can help me in my daily life.
How are you? How are you REALLY doing? Let's face it, the pandemic is affecting all of us - to different degrees for sure, but all our lives have changed to some extent. And my gentle advice is this: be less judgemental and show yourself and others some compassion during this crisis.
Morning rituals have become a thing. I'll be honest: even the term itself does not appeal to me... It sounds like too much work first thing in the morning. Nevertheless, I do believe that the way we start the day highly impacts on the rest of the day. So, here's a suggestion on how you can easily create a morning ritual that doesn't take more than a few seconds.
I think celebrating Thanksgiving is great! But I also think that giving thanks is something we should incorporate into every day. Once you really start thinking about what you can be grateful for, it's amazing how many things come to mind - which in itself will make you feel good! Besides, studies have proven a number of significant benefits of gratitude. Read on for three things that gratitude changed for me.