Celebrating More Mindfully: Gluten Free, Organic, and Environmentally-Friendly Alcohol Options

Mindful Living

Living mindfully is all about moderation. Of course we all have to be careful about the hazards of alcohol abuse (for more information, see the bottom of the page), however a few drinks with friends can have all sorts of stress-reducing effects. It’s always a good time to consider tiny adjustments that can be made to make all celebrations just a little bit healthier. There are plenty of things you can do alongside drinking to […]

April 13, 2015

Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Aspects of Modern Yoga

Mindful Living

A great yoga teacher of mine once told me: “Saying you’re too inflexible, or not strong enough,or not balanced enough for yoga is like saying you’re too dirty to shower.” Yoga holds a strange place in Western society; it lives in an ambiguous area between bending for squats and bending in prayer. Though the literal Sanskrit means, “to yoke,” different yogic scholars have translated it more expressively in innumerable ways: “equanimity in skill and action,” […]

March 8, 2015