Category: Seek spirit

We are all illusionists

We are all illusionists Today marks the end of the brick wall era — no longer will my yoga photos feature that crumbling (literally) facade, because this week we’re moving into a new house. No more renting for us; this new home has our names on it. It continues to baffle me that I will...

Why you need to say ‘enough is enough’ to yourself

Why you need to say ‘enough is enough’ to yourself   You wake up. Snooze. Once, maybe two times. But you can’t prolong your mind’s routine as it quickly shifts to full-on realization of another day. Of things to do, places to be, someone to become. The feeling lands in your gut, a malaise that festers...

3 ways the power of mindfulness can change your life

3 ways the power of mindfulness can change your life   When you get stuck in a rut, you usually don’t feel like getting out. Nobody wants to do things differently once established in routine, no matter how uncomfortable that routine may be. It’s why people stay in dead-end relationship for years longer...

The simplest thing you can do to be more successful

The simplest thing you can do to be more successful   Without placing your hand on your chest or taking your pulse, can you count each time your heart beats? Go ahead and try it for thirty seconds. I’ll wait. How did you do? No judgment if you couldn’t feel anything or if you felt a lot. When this same...

What happens when you stop sabotaging yourself

What happens when you stop sabotaging yourself   Imagine if you spoke aloud every thought you’ve ever had. Scary, right? You might embarrass the heck out of yourself, or say things you didn’t really mean. Those are givens. What you might not realize is how many times your mind puts yourself down....

5-minute meditations to activate your true spirit

5-minute meditations to activate your true spirit   A guided meditation series to reawaken and activate what you need most. These micro meditations are useful for busy minds, allowing you to ease into deeper concentration and relaxation through visualization. Take five minutes, find a quiet place to practice and...

Listen to your silence if you want to be free

Listen to your silence if you want to be free   Here’s something that will make the introverts in the audience ironically whoop and holler: talking less can lead to more freedom in your life. Intuitively, we know this. The moments when we feel free — most at peace and in awe — are usually accompanied...

Are you practicing someone else’s yoga?

Are you practicing someone else’s yoga?   Sometimes it feels like other people are the source of our problems. If we weren’t confronted with others’ expectations of us, we could placidly rest in the cozy cocoons of ourselves and not have to share our food. And be lonely. Unrelentingly...