Om Mani Padme Hum

A Month of Mantras – Week 2 Review What is a Mantra? We are using Sanskrit Mantras. Sanskrit, the ancient Indian language, is very interesting as it uses the distinct vibration of the word it is describing. These vibrations used in mantras are called seed sounds. Mantras were created to bring desired outcomes to life.Continue reading “Om Mani Padme Hum”

Aham Prema

Join me for A Month of Mantras! What is a Mantra? We will be using Sanskrit Mantras. Sanskrit, the ancient Indian language, is very interesting as it uses the distinct vibration of the word it is describing. These vibrations used in mantras are called seed sounds. Mantras were created to bring desired outcomes to life.Continue reading “Aham Prema”

Strike A Pose, The Corpse Pose

Recognizing National Yoga Month Recap: Benefits of Yoga Mental and Physical Relaxation Stress and Anxiety Reduction Flexibility Enhancement Tension Reduction Pain Alleviation Endorphin Release This week’s stress relieving pose will be the Corpse Pose. Corpse Pose Lie down with your arms and legs resting on the floor Position your feet slightly wider than your hipsContinue reading “Strike A Pose, The Corpse Pose”

Strike A Pose, The Child’s Pose!

Recognizing National Yoga Month Recap: Benefits of Yoga Mental and Physical Relaxation Stress and Anxiety Reduction Flexibility Enhancement Tension Reduction Pain Alleviation Endorphin Release This week’s stress relieving pose will be the Child’s Pose. I love this one! Child’s pose helps create an inward focus and restore energy. It also supports mental and physical relaxation.Continue reading “Strike A Pose, The Child’s Pose!”

Strike A Pose, The Cat-Cow Pose!

September is National Yoga Month Benefits of Yoga Mental and Physical Relaxation Stress and Anxiety Reduction Flexibility Enhancement Tension Reduction Pain Alleviation Endorphin Release I will be sharing a new stress relieving pose each week through the end of this month. This week we will be doing the Cat-Cow Pose. This pose allows you toContinue reading “Strike A Pose, The Cat-Cow Pose!”

Guided Imagery

Another Relaxation Technique You Can Add To Your Toolkit! Guided imagery is quick, simple and effective at relieving stress. You practically just daydream! How Do You Practice Guided Imagery? Follow These Simple Steps: Set the Scene (or the mood) with some background music {not required but helpful when you are just starting}. Check out YouTubeContinue reading “Guided Imagery”

Second Week of Mindfulness

So, Are You Feeling More Mindful This Week? Where do you fall on this scale? MIND (is) FULL . . . . MIND (somewhat) FULL . . . . mindful recap you can practice mindfulness by Meditating Practicing being present throughout the day remember The goal is not to quiet your mind, it’s to learnContinue reading “Second Week of Mindfulness”

Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? Being mindful is being fully present, in the moment, aware of our surroundings, thoughts and emotions without judgement. How does one become more mindful? Meditation Start short, just a few minutes You’re mind WILL wander, and that’s OKAY The goal is to be completely present in that moment Observe your senses, emotionsContinue reading “Mindfulness”

GIF It a Try!

Keep It Up! Let’s KEEP LAUGHING this week. Get that laughter flowing by watching some gifs! WHAT??? never heard of a GIF? Check out these websites GIPHY Tenor TIPS Type in something that makes you laugh. Examples: Animals, Babies, Favorite TV Sitcom or Movie Add “Funny” to the search. Example: “Babies, Funny” Scroll through andContinue reading “GIF It a Try!”