Tips for Managing Stress

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...
"Fully present in my body, I am here now." Murti means body, form, in Sanskrit, and allows the breath to settle into the pelvis to support balance, stability, and comfort within the body and mind. Grounding, rooting and feeling your connection to the Earth helps to support feeling present and embodied. The exhalation will be enhanced leading to greater relaxation and softening within the body. This is a great antidote...
Abhyanga is a potent healing and rebalancing self-massage for your internal five elements. The rhythmic flow of movement activates the lymphatic system to help you detoxify. And the relaxing nature of this massage shifts you into the parasympathetic healing mode of the nervous system, allowing your body and being a chance to balance and heal naturally. You can practice Abhyanga ‘dry’ over clothing or directly on the skin. Or you...
This morning as I gazed out the kitchen window, I was amazed to see the most lit up juicy-pink sunrise, rolling like waves over the mountain, to warm the baron and colorless landscape. Beauty abounds! Even in this cold dark place, beauty can warm and heal, as it warmed my morning heart. It felt like myself and my husband Michael were the only souls there to see it, feel it,...