Meditating: It’s not all Unicorns and Rainbows

Mental health is a tender human experience, and we must be mindful of how we discuss it and share practices, like meditating, that may support us through it. Meditating is often touted as a “cure-all” for mental health. While it may be a helpful practice, it is neither a panacea nor easy. This misinformation is a disservice to those who may be helped by meditating. Continue Reading

50 ways to care for overwhelm

Emotional Overwhelm Emotional overwhelm may be caused by stress, traumatic life experiences, relationship issues, and much more.  As a Yoga therapist and Yoga Teacher Trainer, I work with people daily to reduce stress, build resiliency, and create ease. Even with all of that, I get overwhelmed and need support. One of the things I’ve come to learn is that we all need help. We all need our community and ways to calm ourselves. 50 ways to care for overwhelm Breathe Permit yourself to feel your emotions fully Describe the emotions Describe the sensations in your body or mind Journal your thoughts Continue Reading