Month: October 2016

Outrageous Openness Book Recommendation- trusting the universe to help guide you on your life path

Outrageous Openness: A Great Book On Trusting the Universe

I read Outrageous Openness last year, but I keep talking about it and I keep coming back to it.  This well-written, compelling book encourages its readers to trust in the divine (whatever "divine" may mean to each individual).  Outrageous Openness is a compilation of instances where the author did exactly that and the amazing way that events unfolded in each circumstance.  The...Read More
Root Chakra: Center of Groundedness and feeling at home in yourself. All about the root chakra: Finding Balance: Meaning, Meditations, Balancing, Mantras, Mudras #rootchakra

Root Chakra: Finding Balance: Meaning, Meditations, Balancing, Mantras, Mudras

When I was in Bali for Yoga Teacher Training, I saw an osteopath/energy healer.  After much discussion, she told me my root chakra was not aligned, so I needed to work on my feeling of groundedness and my comfort in my body and world.  From this revelation, I decided to learn more about the root chakra. [Just so you know...Read More
Kaliasana: how to do the poses, meaning, benefits, and info on the Goddess of Destruction #kali #kaliasana #goddessofdestruction

Kaliasana: how to do the poses, meaning, benefits, and info on the Goddess of Destruction

Kaliasana is one of my favorite poses.  It's so strong and empowering, just like the Goddess of Destruction herself.  I hope you enjoy the pose and the great goddess as much as I do! [Just so you know, this post contains affiliate links] About Kali Kali is the Hindu goddess of destruction, power, time, and transformation.  She is also sometimes...Read More
Guide to Understanding the 8 limbs of Yoga

Guide to the 8 Limbs of Yoga: Niyamas: how to treat yourself

The first of the 8 limbs of yoga, the Yamas, have to do with the way we behave in the world.  The second limb are the Niyamas, which deal with the way that we that we treat ourselves; how we behave in relationship to personal actions and outlooks.  There are 5 Niyamas. Saucha is translated as purification or cleanliness. This...Read More