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Feel Like You’re Not Good Enough? Change Your Mindset Now with These 5 Tips

Feel Like You’re Not Good Enough? Change Your Mindset Now with These 5 Tips

If you’ve ever wondered whether or not you’re doing enough, achieving enough, successful enough, thin enough, sleeping enough, or good enough… you are NOT alone!

The phrase “good enough” implies that there is a standard we need to meet. But what is that standard? Who sets it, and who enforces it? Who decides that when I weigh xx pounds, I’ll be thin enough? Who will tell me when there is enough money in my bank account? Will someone show up at my house to let me know that the meal I prepared for my family was healthy and delicious enough? Will I receive a gold star when I can finally do a handstand in the middle of the room? Of course not. None of these things are true, yet we seem to spend a lot of time judging ourselves and then feeling inferior…

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Think You Can’t Do Yoga? 5 Yoga Myths Debunked to Get Your Practice Flowing

Think You Can’t Do Yoga? 5 Yoga Myths Debunked to Get Your Practice Flowing

“I can’t do yoga. I’m not flexible enough.”

Yoga teachers hear this ALL. THE. TIME!

Guess what? People don’t practice yoga because they are flexible… They practice yoga to become or stay flexible. We’ve all heard the expression, “Use it, or lose it.” It applies to flexibility, as well.

Keep reading to find out why if you can breathe, you can do yoga, and why you should…

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Ted Lasso, Phish Food, & Mindfulness…A Cautionary Tale

Ted Lasso, Phish Food, & Mindfulness…A Cautionary Tale

Have you ever sat at your desk, trying to compose an email, and started thinking about where you were going to send your kids to summer camp, wondering if you paid the trash bill, replaying the argument you had with your partner two weeks ago, and reminding yourself to make the vet appointment for your dog?

Anytime we are thinking about the past or the future, and therefore not in the present moment, we are not being mindful. Mindfulness is being aware of the present moment…

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How to Practice Yoga After You Roll Up Your Mat

How to Practice Yoga After You Roll Up Your Mat

Many of us were introduced to yoga by taking a class. We may have learned how to position our bodies into various shapes while trying to breathe. Perhaps you couldn’t wait to get to the final resting pose, savasana, or maybe you dreaded that quiet time without movement. Regardless, it was probably the poses (asana) that most of us learned first.

But did you know that yoga is more than just the poses? There are actually 8 limbs of yoga, and I imagine you’ve learned several of the limbs without even realizing it…

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Reduce Stress by Unitasking

Reduce Stress by Unitasking

We all do it. We’re watching a show on Netflix while scrolling through Facebook, texting a friend to make plans for the weekend, and eating popcorn.

Multitasking. It’s normalized and encouraged in our society. But does it make us more productive? Do we actually get more done? Or, are we revving up our nervous systems as we jump from task to task, thinking about what comes next, and trying to do three things at once? Is our work/life suffering when we divide our attention among more than one thing…

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The Evolution of a Yoga Relationship

The Evolution of a Yoga Relationship

If your intention is to practice yoga throughout your lifetime, it’s important to understand that your practice will evolve. As I’m sure you’ve heard…change is the only constant, and our yoga practice is no different. The aim is to accept these changes and be curious about what each phase can teach you.

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