1 in 3 adults fails to get sufficient sleep for optimal health. Either we lie awake at night sleepless, or awaken throughout the sleep cycle, never falling into the deep restorative state we need for optimal health.
Sleeplessness is part of a cycle with no beginning. Thus, we could insert a solution at any point along this continuum. What we do during the day, or even when we first wake up is just as likely to impact our sleep as what we do in the hour before bedtime.
We take a look at a practical, 5-step morning routine for more restful nights.… Read More A Brief Morning Practice for More Restful Nights
A personal, at-home yoga and/or meditation retreat is easy, affordable, and benefits both mind and body. All you need is 24-hours or more to yourself, and a home retreat plan. Learn more about the benefits of a home retreat and why you should schedule one ASAP.… Read More 4 Reasons to Schedule a Home Retreat
We recently moved to Mexico with two loaded cars and two dogs in the midst of a global pandemic. As conscious (and fearful) travelers, we opted to tent camp along the route from Fort Worth, TX to San Juanico, BCS to avoid hotels and the risk of infecting ourselves or others. I’m not sure we’ll ever do it differently.… Read More Road Trip Log: Tent Camping from Texas to Baja Sur
Death is certain, and I’m not sure what else is. We can make the best of plans, but we cannot guarantee they’ll come to fruition. I’m doing my best to practice patience and present moment awareness in what’s increasingly apparent as a bardo, or in-between state.… Read More Grasping in a Time of Covid – The Yogic Kleshas and How They End
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, reports of Vitamin D boosting your immunity have made it a sought after supplement. As someone who spends a crazy amount of time outdoors, I hadn’t given Vitamin D much thought. Well, I recently had an awakening, and the truth about vitamin D surprised me.… Read More The Surprising Truth About Vitamin D
We’re all looking at our passports these days with longing. Those of us in the United States are in one of the world’s hottest COVID-19 hotspots. The decision on whether or not to resume travel is rife with ethical implications. So should you stay, or should you go?… Read More Pandemic Travel Tips for the Ethical Adventurer
If you’re anything like me, staying at home has made you more sedentary than you’re used to, even if you have been doing daily yoga classes. With less moving around comes stay at home stiffness and crankiness in the body. Consistent movement is key to preventing pain in the body.… Read More 3 Yoga Classes for Reversing Stay at Home Stiffness
In this loving kindness, or maitri meditation, we send healing positive vibes to healthcare workers, those who are sick, and all those affected by Covid-19.… Read More Maitri Meditation in Response to Covid-19
When it’s no longer safe to visit your local yoga studio, it’s time to practice at home. But where to begin? May this post be of benefit by giving you a starting point from which to design your own home yoga practice. … Read More Design your own Home Yoga Practice
This year in year in my yoga classes, and in my personal life, I approached New Year’s Resolutions from a yogic perspective, that of sankalpa. How does a yogi set their New Year’s resolutions? We explore. … Read More Sankalpa: How Yogis Make their New Year’s Resolutions