Tips for Managing Stress
For the last few months I have been 'practicing' Contentment. I call it practice because it usually does not come naturally to most people to simply feel okay about oneself, the world and everything in it - myself included! I found stating the reminder that 'I am content' throughout the rollercoaster of ups and downs in my day to be a very useful tool. Santosha, the Sanskrit for contentment, is popularly practiced as one...
"My Inner Smile awakens the Bliss that is always present." I love how the pinky fingers are like the uplifted corners of the mouth as in a smile in this mudra! You can rest the backs of your hands on your lap; or with elbows at your waist float your hands chest height; or try Hansi Mudra in yoga postures like Warrior - Virabhadrasana or Bridge - Setu Bandhasana. Practicing...
Animals have a way of making me smile on the inside and the outside! This beagle puppy is so hilarious. Please enjoy!  
May 3, 2016
"I flow with the rhythms of the rivers within." This is one of my all time favorite Mudras! Perhaps because its so simple and yet so powerful at bringing me back into my natural flow. It helps me to sense my navel and breath naturally flowing more deeply and fully there. My breath is a representation of the rhythms of nature inside me and in the Five Elements all around...