Do you play the comparison game?

After having spent two incredible weeks in Trinidad & Tobago for a massive family reunion, I find myself reflecting on group dynamics and individual contributions. People, especially kids and teens, can spend a lot of time feeling inadequate, that someone else is more popular than they are, therefore worth more than they are. We areContinue reading “Do you play the comparison game?”

Video: Be Calm and Centered in Two Minutes

Last week I asked, “What do you want?” You may quite honestly have responded, I don’t know.   The truth is, we all have many voices speaking to us from within (not to mention all the voices from without). These internal voices might want different things, and might even contradict each other. All these conflictingContinue reading “Video: Be Calm and Centered in Two Minutes”

How to Get Out of Your Head and into Your Heart

The other night I was tossing something around in my head.  Going back and forth, “well, I kinda feel this way, but then there’s this.” (I’d be more specific, but that’s a little too personal). I realized I’d been grappling with this issue for days, perhaps even weeks!  That’s a lot of time and mentalContinue reading “How to Get Out of Your Head and into Your Heart”

If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It!

How showing off (mindfully) can take your practice to the next level. Yoga is not about performing, or putting on an outward show.  Rather, it’s about turning your senses inward, focusing on the movements of your body, and witnessing your transformation from the inside out.  However, when demonstration becomes an aspect of your practice, itContinue reading “If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It!”