life: your movie reel

Your mind creates the world you live in. Quiet literally, you are the director, star actor, supporting roles and extras for you own personal movie. And you get to choose: What reality do you wish to create? What perspective will you take? Sometimes it is hard to see the silver lining. Life catches us in negativity,Continue reading “life: your movie reel”

my morning ritual

You might say I am a dreamer. Meaning, I live most often in my mind as opposed to in my feet. I am constantly thinking, creating and dreaming up ideas about life/ the future- which I feel is great- for me. But sometimes, it can be unsettling taking me out of the present moment. YouContinue reading “my morning ritual”

mindfulness

I’ve been thinking, talking, and writing a lot about “being present” as it is, more than ever, a reoccurring theme in my life. Fall is this natural time of “airiness” with the wind swirling and leaves falling we feel a sense of movement. Any time we experience movement, it has the ability to uproot us,Continue reading “mindfulness”

I want…

I want to love myself without shame. I want to emanate love to every being I meet. I want to be received- as I am. And the greatest thing about all of this is… all I want is my reality. -because I manifested it to be- I am mindfully aware of what I want andContinue reading “I want…”

I manifest…

Let’s do a little exercise. Take a moment to close your eyes. Inhale a deep breath in through the nose and open your mouth —— exhale it out. Repeat this two more times or until you feel a sense of ease within your physical and mental body. Then, ask yourself: What do you want, rightContinue reading “I manifest…”

journey to love

Vacation has come. For me, this makes for a great time to sit down, relax, and deepen my understanding of myself. In my arsenal, I held: Eckart Toles’: A New Earth, Pam Grouts’: E^2, and an India inspired coloring book. As I read through A New Earth, I came across a page that made somethingContinue reading “journey to love”

second chakra- svadhisthana

Location: Lower abdomen Element: Water Force: Attraction of opposites Right: Right to feel Color: Orange Body Parts: Ovaries, testicles, womb, genitals, kidney, bladder, circulatory system   The second Chakra, located in the lower abdomen, holds the space in our bodies for change, emotion, and nurturance. As we move from the first chakra, up the spinalContinue reading “second chakra- svadhisthana”

ahimsa

With the recent violence going on in Baltimore, I have been meditating and exploring the yogic perspective of Ahimsa.   Ahimsa is one of the Yamas, within the eight limbs of yoga. Ahimsa is defined as the non-violence or non-harming through thoughts, words, and deeds. After re-reading this, I took a moment to consider whatContinue reading “ahimsa”

first chakra – muladhara

Location: Base of spine Element: Earth Force: Gravity Right: Right to be here Color: Red Body Parts: Feet, legs, bones, large intestines, teeth   The Root Chakra, located at the base of the spine, holds the groundwork for our basic instincts. Our natural instincts for survival, the need to be grounded and steady, our physicalContinue reading “first chakra – muladhara”

the universe is unfolding…as it should

Quotes have always inspired me to live my best life, enjoy each day, and smile through the good times and bad. As I was reading through my favorite quotes tab recently, I came across a quote I discovered for the first time back in college when I began my yoga journey. Found in the DesiderataContinue reading “the universe is unfolding…as it should”