Why Go Guided

I like to think of guided meditations as a training ground for your personal practice. The guide is much like a personal trainer, but for the mind. It's a privelege and a luxury when you find a guide that works for you (each one of course comes with their own flavor). It is beauitiful to …

When Your Mind will NOT Stop Racing

We all have those moments. Hereโ€™s what I do when my mind is going faster than I can handle.

The Best Meditation Advice…”DO YOU, BOO!”

Thereโ€™s SOOO many ways to practice, so I encourage you to switch it up! Get fancy with it and combine a couple options and see what jives with you.

How to Become a Moon Believer

New Moon this...New Moon that. In case you've been living on another planet, you have heard a great buzz this weekend about the new moon. I myself am participating in two different new moon events, and I've seen many others floating around. It is becoming a craze! But the moon and its effect on us …

How to Solve Writer’s Block and Life Blocks

This week I faced a mean case of writerโ€™s block. I was asked to write an article for a publication that was due Friday. Excited for the opportunity and given the topic being my experience as a black yoga teacher, I knew that I could definitely pull something together, so I nodded unhesitantly to the …

Religious v. Spiritual: The Dilemma & The Solution

Religious vs. Spiritual...this is a battle my mind toyed with when I was first introduced to yoga and meditation. But I later came to realize that these two things are more alike than different. The Dilemma: We are Different You see, I grew up with a heavy Baptist Christian upbringing. I was the ideal church …

Spring Clearing

This week holds so many days of celebration for me. Tuesday was the first day of Spring (yayy!) and also the International Day of Happiness (yayy!). And Friday marks what would have been my 6 year marriage anniversary with my ex (surprise yayy!). I say an "yayy!" to ALL three of these because they are …

5 Steps to the Perfect Morning Ritual

HELLO GOOD VIBE SOULS, Here are 5 steps to the perfect morning ritual. The real golden nugget in this one is step #5. Therefore, note to the quick skimmer of online reads (like myself): Whatever you do, do not skip #5. WAKE UP BEFORE YOUR LAST ALARM Wake up 5 to 15 minutes earlier than …