January 11, 2022
Last week we went over what Pranayama is, this week we’ll go over how to bring it into your life.
January 5, 2022
How do you breathe? Do you think about it? Do you ever pause to notice what happens when the breath comes in? And then what happens when it goes out? The 4th limb is arguably the “easiest” of the 8-limbed path - Pranayama - aka breathing. Typically we neglect the breath until it feels strained or absent. We all breathe automatically, it’s autonomic. We don’t have to think to breathe, but there are ways of breathing that are better than others for us physiologically.
September 21, 2021
Breathing is automatic, it's autonomic, but how often do we check in on how we’re breathing? The breath works as a way to tell our brain if we’re safe, or if we’re in harm's way. The way you’re breathing right now, might be signalling to your brain that you’re not currently safe: stressed out from work, running from the neighborhood dog, worried about that next doctor's appointment.
February 16, 2021
Breathing is the one thing we can live without for the shortest period of time. It’s automatic, and it’s rarely something we think about. How’s your breathing? Once we start thinking about our breath we have a tendency to start shaping it and controlling it. Did you do that just now?
October 1, 2019
Everyone has their own personal preferences when it comes to selecting a journal. Lines or no lines. Spiral-bound or not. Inspirational cover art. Maybe you prefer high-quality paper or a ribbon page divider.
September 30, 2019
How to Choose a Space
Choose a quiet and ideally secluded space for your weekly practice. Consider all of the areas of your home. Do you have a spare bedroom or loft area? Or maybe your bedroom is large enough to set up a permanent self-care area just for you. Pick one that feels the most inviting to you.