Life design

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Recommendations for Non – Yoga Books

Yoga books tend to be fairly predictable. Most lists of recommendations in yoga lit, whether it’s yoga teacher training or some kind of thematic book club, usually include the same reads. “The Untethered Soul.” “The Alchemist.” Anything by Ram Dass. To be clear, I enjoy many of these kinds of works, but these aren’t works …

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November Mantra Design

Mantras are refrains that reiterate messages in our lives. People can use their mantras for different things – a reminder to self, a call for something, or a combination approach – and for me, coming up with a theme for specific months or seasons is usually how I design my approach. I integrate my manifestation …

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life design and accountability

Life Design + Accountability

Just over a year ago, everything just felt a little off for me. Life design wasn’t on my priority list. It wasn’t a new sensation, if I’m being honest. I’ve always had times when I would suddenly get a sense of feeling… out of place. Out of body, really. It was jarring and uncomfortable, and …

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September Yoga Flow & Playlist

Do you remember the 21st night of September? Love was changin’ the minds of pretenders Earth Wind & Fire Sorry for the obligatory September reference. But it’s pretty fundamental. I’m writing this not in an ideal situation. Basically, my toddler refused to fall asleep for her nap until I started rocking with her, and now …

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benefits of plants in indoor spaces

Greenify: Benefits of Plants in Indoor Spaces

Healthline provides a robust list of the (possible, caveat emphasized) benefits of caring for houseplants. Basically, ensure that you’re selecting nontoxic plants that won’t trigger allergies or irritate sensitivities. Keep an eye out for infestations. But overall, the benefits of plants, or bringing something that is living and breathing into your space, tend to improve …

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