The Seven (Main) Chakras

Have you heard of them? … These seemingly magical energy centers in our bodies? It’s not magic. It does correlate with spirituality, however. Back to chakras… I like to think of them conceptually. Thinking conceptually creates a deeper understanding for me because, to me, chakras are similar to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (did you know…

Why Wellness is a Daily Job

“My mom always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” (from Forrest Gump) And to further that quote… “You get what you settle for.” (from Thelma and Louise) Because… “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” (from Lord of…

The How and Why of Malas

When I first started my Yoga practice, I didn’t realize how important Malas are to many Yogis. I didn’t even know what Malas were. A few years ago, however, I wound up in a studio where Malas were very present and meaningful. They adorned the necks and wrists of the Yogis I admired. They sat…

Should You Use Affirmations?

Examples of Affirmations: I am… able worthy confident okay I attract… abundance wealth success love The question: should you use them? Short Answer: It depends because affirmations are dependent on your personal mindset and beliefs. Long(er) Answer: Let me get personal. There was a time I used affirmations fervently. I believe this was the time…