Category - Yoga and Mindfulness

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33 Things I Learned In My 33rd Year: Part 2
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How To Actually Practice Feeling Your Emotions
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The Most Important Tool You Have Is Your Breath
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5 Ways Yoga Can Help You Improve Your Relationship With Your Body

33 Things I Learned In My 33rd Year: Part 2

33 Things I Learned In My 33rd Year

I shared part 1 of this post on 33 Things I Learned In My 33rd Year last week.  With so much learning and growth, I’m excited to see what my 34th year will bring.  I intend to go deeper into what I’m learning.  Deeper into my connection with my body and intuition.  Deeper with my connection to my inner child and higher self.  Deeper into feeling my pain.  Surrender will help me let go so I can experience this depth.  I’m actually starting this year out attending a retreat to do all of this at the end of the month. Read More

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How To Actually Practice Feeling Your Emotions

How To Actually Practice Feeling Your Emotions

You might have heard that it’s important to feel your emotions and that you shouldn’t stuff them down. That doing so can contribute to using food as a coping mechanism (a.k.a. Binge eating).  I say this all the time and it’s all good and dandy in theory, but maybe you’ve realized you have no clue how to actually feel your emotions or where to start. My intention with this post is to give you some guidance in where to start and take some of the pressure off. I mean, you’ve likely been stuffing your emotions down for years, so you’re not going to immediately be able to feel them overnight. Read More

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The Most Important Tool You Have Is Your Breath

The Most Important Tool You Have Is Your Breath

One of my many favourite topics in yoga teacher training was on the breath.  Our breath is the gateway to our parasympathetic nervous system, which can literally calm the stress response system.  The other benefit is that it takes mindfulness to focus on our breath so will naturally increase our awareness.  Both of these reasons are incredibly helpful when we are feeling disconnected and ready to reach for food. Read More

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5 Ways Yoga Can Help You Improve Your Relationship With Your Body

5 Ways Yoga Can Help You Improve Your Relationship With Your Body

This weekend is weekend 3 of the 8 weekends spread out over 5 months for my 200hr yoga teacher training with Empowered Yoga.  The more I learn about the practice of yoga, the more I believe it can help anyone with any challenge or struggle in their life.  Yoga was instrumental in my own journey with body image and disordered eating, so today I want to share with you, 5 Ways Yoga Can Help You Improve Your Relationship With Your Body. Read More

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