Surrendering to the time I need with Ishvarapranidhana

Ishvarapranidhana is my homework this week Wow! what a journey this has been! Last week was an opportunity to take a new look at self-study. Can we be an observer without judgment? Can we allow awareness with Ahimsa? And now a place of surrender! Literally. For my final week, I looked at how I can Continue Reading

Using Svadhyaya for Self study as a reminder

Svadhyaya is my homework this week Last week diving into Tapas invited the creation of habits that serve me while removing self-judgment. So Fun! Okay, so you’d think I was done with self-study. I mean after all these weeks everything really has been about really observing myself and learning. What I realized was that this Continue Reading

Using Tapas to create self discipline that includes ahimsa

Tapas is my homework this week Last week diving into Santosha begged me to ask one question. What do you do when you begin to believe in yourself? This week I found the answer to last week’s question. Self-discipline has always sounded like a dirty word. I mean let’s face it, it doesn’t sound like Continue Reading

Using Santosha to be content with who I am today

Santosha is my homework this week Last week Saucha helped me learn that “living clean” is more than what I eat or drink. It is about living free of all that doesn’t serve me. How freeing it is to observe my own reaction and to choose non-judgment. Have you ever noticed how life gives you Continue Reading

How I’m living clean with Saucha

Saucha is my homework this week Last week I figured out that I can apply Aparigraha to cherish what I already have and while also choosing to give of myself to others. This week is all about living clean, now of course I could take a literal meaning to this and think about food. Instead, I kept Continue Reading

How I’m Acknowledging Abundance with Aparigraha

Aparigraha is my homework this week Last week I figured out that I can apply Brahmacharya can be used to understand my own energy patterns. There is so much to be learned here. This week was so much fun! How often do we stop and cherish our abundance? It’s so easy to just look past what Continue Reading

How I’m using Brahmacharya to Cultivating my Energy

Brahmacharya is my homework this week Last week I figured out that I can apply Asteya to honor my time and cherish what I already have. This week allowed me to look at my energy and understand how I was or wasn’t cultivating my own energy. Can you imagine deciding the energy you wake up with? Continue Reading

How I’m choosing a new way with Ahimsa

Ahimsa is my homework this week The goal is to answer some questions about and identify what small actions I will take to apply this in my own life. Lately, I have been struggling with my calendar, there never seems to be enough “time” in it. So I decided to use this homework as an Continue Reading

Turning Self-Awareness into change vs New Year’s Resolutions

Turning self-awareness into change isn’t an easy thing to do. You can see this in so many daily life examples that turn into New Year’s Resolutions. How many of the following list of  Time Magazine’s Top 10 Commonly Broken New Year’s Resolutions have you tried? Lose Weight and Get Fit Quit Smoking Learn Something New Eat Healthier Continue Reading

Using Essential Oils during your Pregnancy

I am often asked about what natural health products are safe during pregnancy, delivery, and recovery. So here are some options you can try. I recommend that you use only 100% Pure Therapeutic/Tested Grade Oils. This way you get don’t get the synthetic product! Also with blends, you want to know about the carrier oil Continue Reading

4 Reasons You Should use Essential Oils on your Feet Everyday!

Have you ever wondered why it’s recommended to put Essential Oils on your feet? Here are 4 reasons to start today! 1. Minimize sensitivity The soles of your feet have different skin than the rest of your body, it is actually less sensitive! This lower sensitivity means you can often apply oils undiluted. So this makes it Continue Reading