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Meditation

Feeling heard and understood is one of the best feelings in the world and a gift that you can give to those who matter to you. This simple act of listening is one small way that you can begin to make a difference.
Meditation basics

Become a better listener

Being truly heard and understood is one of the best feelings in the world. This simple listening practice can help you cultivate empathy, listen more deeply, and improve your relationships. …

The Language of Yoga

8 steps for building resilience

What we might call “bouncing back,” “rolling with the punches,” or “bending so we don’t break,” psychologists define as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, or significant stress. These problems, as the APA American Psychological…

The Language of Yoga

Manifestation during times of uncertainty

One of yoga’s many teachings is unity—there is no separation between the doer, the act of doing, and that which is done. There is no difference between the yogini, the act of practicing yoga, and the poses themselves. After…

The Language of Yoga

Mudra: A full bucket is your birthright

In the yoga tradition, a mudra is a hand gesture or bodily symbol that is meant to cultivate a certain “bhavana,” or feeling-tone.  The word “mudra” literally means “seal,” as in, “to seal something in.” The implication is that…