Self Care

Self Care through Mindfulness

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Blog, Self Care | 0 comments

Self-care is a potent way to nourish one’s self in order to live a vibrant and meaningful life.  Paying attention to our lives moment by moment can deeply enhance our awareness of sensations  outside of ourselves as well as their reflections in our body, thoughts and emotional reactions to life experiences. Try this simple, yet powerful breath practice for building awareness by Thich Nhat Hanh: “Breathing in, I know I’m breathing in;Breathing out, I know I’m breathing out:Breathing in the present moment, I know it is a wonderful...

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Self Care as a Reflection of Ahimsa & Loving Awareness

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Blog, Self Care, Workshop | 0 comments

The 8 Fold Path of Yoga philosophy arises from the Yamas and Niyamas, ethical precepts and practices for living a fully enriched and embodied life.  Ahimsa, the first Yama, is often translated as “non-violence” or “doing no harm,” and forms the basis of all yoga beliefs and practices.   When we think of non-violence, we usually envision not hurting others, and, truly we value serving others as the highest expression of living an ethical life. However, we must also extend ahimsa to ourselves, loving and nurturing ourselves to enhance our well-being. Self-care is a...

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