Demystifying Meditation

Demystifying Meditation

One of the more mysterious aspects of Yoga is meditation. It is considered one of the final limbs of a Yoga practice.  Most people think meditation is about sitting still in the same spot and breathing without movement or thought. Although that is true in some cases, that level of...

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Intentional Living

Intentional Living

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting a 58-year-old woman who said to me, “I did a stint at the Omega Institute back in 2010 and that’s when I started the journey of Intentional Living.” ….how perfect of a way to so accurately describe how I have lived my life the past 21 years. I personally started this journey back in 1996, when I bought a book titled, The Empowered Mind by Gini Graham Scott

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The Labyrinth

The Labyrinth

Have you ever walked a labyrinth? I hadn’t until last year. Some of my very successful friends had told me what a wonderful experience it was, but I had my doubts. None-the-less there was a labyrinth on the grounds of the mountain retreat where I was staying. So I decided to give it a try.

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Coaching Yourself out of Pain?

Coaching Yourself out of Pain?

As a physical therapist and spiritual life coach, coaching someone in pain presents some challenges. Communication becomes a critical factor as pain sensations are often tied to emotional stories and feelings of loss. Chronic pain is more about how the brain perceives the threat then the actual painful body part.

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Using Yoga-based Breathing to Reduce Stress

Using Yoga-based Breathing to Reduce Stress

The first and last thing we all do in life is take a breath, and we never stop breathing in between. Yet, most of us are unaware of the power of Yoga-based (conscious) breathing, a series of techniques that uses both your mind and your body to exercise more control...

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The Stop Sign

The Stop Sign

We all know that when we reach a stop sign that it means to STOP, however, if you “run” the stop sign, knowing it meant to stop means absolutely nothing. The stop sign here is synonymous for the areas in our lives in which we clearly know that we should make a different choice. How many stop signs do you run in your every day life?

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