Tag: yoga

Start Meditating With These 5 Simple Steps

Did you know you don’t have to be a spiritual guru or even have any prior experience to start practicing meditation? Meditation is for everybody. If you can sit still for a few moments and breathe – you can meditate. Yes, it really is that simple. Meditation can train the mind just as exercise can train

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Mindfulness: What It Is & How to Practice It

This post was originally published at MotivateHealth.com. By definition, mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them — without believing, for instance, that there’s a right or wrong way to think or

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Supporting Your Heart Chakra

This is the fourth post in my Chakra Series. To find the other posts, click here. What Is the Heart Chakra? Mantra: I am love. I am joy. I am compassionate. I am open. Sanskrit name: Anahata; unstruck Element: Air Color: Green The fourth chakra, or Heart Chakra, is located in the center of the chest, just above heart.

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Supporting Your Solar Plexus

This post is the third in my Chakra Series, detailing how to support your Solar Plexus. To find the other chakra posts, click here. What Is the Solar Plexus? Mantra: I am worthy. I am strong. I am powerful. I am confident. Sanskrit name: Manipura; lustrous gem Element: Fire Color: Yellow/Gold The third chakra, or Solar Plexus, is located in

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Supporting Your Sacral Chakra + Finding Balance

This post is the second in my Chakra Series, detailing how to support your sacral chakra. To find the other posts, click here. What Is the Sacral Chakra?   Sanskrit name: Svadhisthana; dwelling place of the self Element: Water Color: Orange The second chakra, also called the Sacral chakra, is located in the lower abdomen, about two inches below

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