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Life Lessons in Times of Crisis

Life Lessons in Times of Crisis

Bill Gates – who donated 85 million to combat the virus last month – believes that despite the chaos, there is ‘a spiritual purpose behind everything that happens’. In an open letter, entitled What is the Corona/ Covid-19 Virus Really Teaching us?, he wrote: “I’m a […]

Letter from Covid-19

Letter from Covid-19

by Kristin Flyntz Stop. Just stop.It is no longer a request. It is a mandate.We will help you. We will bring the supersonic, high speed merry-go-round to a halt.We will stopthe planesthe trainsthe schoolsthe mallsthe meetingsthe frenetic, furried rush of illusions and “obligations” that keep […]

We’re All In This Together

We’re All In This Together

This Danish commercial captures the heart of yoga, which is wisdom to know that we are not separate. We connected.

Body Parts and Other Things

Body Parts and Other Things

Discontent with our changing bodies is a rich source of suffering. The feeling is intensified as we age due to marketing and the cultural obsession with youthfulness. This leads many people to fight aging by any means necessary, often going to extraordinary lengths to hide […]

Strange New World

Strange New World

This photo series by Eric Pickersgill is a powerful visual of how devices have crept into our relationships and how they are impacting our lives.

Weed and Yoga, Maybe Not?

Weed and Yoga, Maybe Not?

[The following contains “woo-woo” language. Feel free to swap out “electromagnetic field” for words like “aura” and “subtle energy.”] Contrary to popular myth, weed is not the magical doorway to higher consciousness that many hope for. I understand it’s possible you didn’t want to hear […]

Eat Yourself Calm

Eat Yourself Calm

The connection between stress and modern aliments is becoming increasingly clear thanks to scientific research that validates the mind/body connection. We know food plays a powerful role in both physical and mental wellness. Understanding our bodies’ natural rhythms and learning how to listen to our […]

Seeds of Change

Seeds of Change

Over the past three years ago, a few events created changes in my life that gave me pause. As life settled back into place, I reflected on the direction I was headed. I also began to toy with the question, “Just how good can I […]

What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga?

So what exactly is Yin Yoga?  Yin Yoga was born from Taoist philosophy. The postures are more passive, occur mainly on the floor and are held for longer periods of time. Yin Yoga is unique in that you are asked to relax in the posture, […]