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Conversations with the Universe: Asking for Guidance

Via Wanderlust  “Please don’t worry. I’ve got you.” – the universe When I first read this quote, it became a pivotal moment in my life. Imagine the universe is a mind reader, and like a close friend, tells you exactly what you need to hear. And so began a very intimate journey of dialogue between myself and the universe, which evolved into leading Universe Hear Me workshops to help people ask for...

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4 Reasons to Integrate Journaling into Your Yoga Practice

I’m not smart enough. I can’t afford it. There is not enough. These are just a few common beliefs that arise in the mind, paralyzing us with false limitations. Journaling and yoga are explorative practices that draw awareness to the mind’s thought patterns and samskaras, which are imprints on the mind that keep you circling through the same life issues. According to Psych Central, keeping a journal allows you to track patterns, trends,...

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Discover Jewelry Made with Real Heart

Artisans from all over the world come to Wanderlust with a similar purpose: sharing products with intention behind them. Our guide for the day, Janet Stone, introduces us to three stunning examples: The Giving Keys, Bahgsu Jewels, and Silver & Sage. Each year, the number of vendors offering intentional jewelry at Wanderlust Festival multiplies. Artisans from all over the world come together with a similar purpose: sharing products with real heart behind them. What does it take to...

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4 Reasons to Integrate Journaling into Your Yoga Practice

So, you want to start journaling? Good news is: this practice will only cost you the price of a pencil and pad of paper! Journaling is a creative practice that helps to reverse negative thinking patterns and clear samskaras, which are imprints on the mind that keep you circling through the same life issues. According to Psych Central, keeping a journal allows you to track patterns, trends and improvement and growth over...

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6 Minutes to Less Stress: A Calming Meditation You Definitely Have Time For

Via Wanderlust. The feeling of stress is all too familiar for most of us. It’s the obsessive thinking that keeps you up at night, the weight of fear deep in your core, or the tightness that slowly spreads throughout your whole body. Studies have shown that stress is linked to many health issues, including an increased risk of conditions like obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, depression, and gastrointestinal problems—quite the list of reasons...

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Meditation for Meltdowns

A tingling sensation takes over your body, making its way up to the crown of the head, like a coiled firecracker string ready to blow. There’s tightening of the chest and tears welling up in the eyes as you begin to collapse from the inside out. It’s those first few introspective thoughts when all the fear and anxiety kicks in: I’m having a meltdown. If you are quite familiar with...

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How to Tap Into Your Intuition and Why You Should Listen In

What is that guidance within that’s always warning us when something is not right or forecasting future truth? You probably thought it was just emotions running wild, but in fact, it’s your intuition. Intuition is defined as: the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning. It’s something that’s always inside of you waiting to be heard, but often can’t grab your attention beyond all the chatter...

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Meditation to Create New Beginnings

Via ALOHA In a time where almost anything is possible with technology and medical advancements, why are so many people feeling stuck? One reason: You may be too caught up reliving the past or planning your future to appreciate what the present moment has to offer. Another reason: You could be carrying unwanted thoughts and conditionings that no longer suit you. When you’re too busy living in the negative thinking of “I’m not...

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Stop the Slouch! 6 Minutes to Better Posture.

Via Wanderlust.com Our bodies are anatomical maps of our personal experiences. Studies have shown that living through physical or emotional trauma can be stored in the cells, leaving us with chronic pain, inflammation, or stiffness, often in the shoulders, neck, and back. So it’s no surprise that even a small bit of stress can wreak havoc on our posture. Good posture not only protects the spine—a valuable extension of our brains—but also helps produce...

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8 Life Changing Truths I Learned From My Father’s Stroke

Via Elephant Journal It’s the call you never want to receive, “We’re at the hospital—your father had a stroke.” I will never forget the feeling of the earth’s rotation and everything in its speedy pathways coming to a standstill, like one’s very first pause in savasana. Before I could even ask questions, a ball of emotions spiraled outward from the pit of my core and I immediately broke down in tears....

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