Stress is inevitable. It is part of our body’s natural and automatic response to meeting life’s challenges. Yet, we all have our days (or weeks) where stress takes center stage as we attempt to meet the many demands on our time and energy. When stress becomes chronic and we are not able to cope with it in positive ways, our bodies and minds wear down. In this first video of our series on stress, we discuss the importance of cultivating resiliency in creating a life that leans into stress.
By Carol Krucoff, C-IAYT, E-RYT Relieve Pain and Enhance Health with Seated Mountain Pose One of the most helpful yoga poses for modern life is never taught in most yoga classes. Seated Mountain Pose teaches the essential skill of sitting properly in a chair, and--as a yoga therapist--I’ve seen ...READ MORE
1. Connect your new habit to your best self Deep motivation for change comes from connecting your habits to what you most want for optimal health and how that supports you in being your best self. 2. Create a 3-6 month goal Three to six ...READ MORE
A person typically takes around 22,000 breaths per day. So, bringing your attention to this occurrence for a few minutes daily can provide many health benefits. Furthermore, pausing for a short breathing break is a great way to enjoy a quick refresher during a hectic day. Conscious breathing or ‘breath awareness’ ...READ MORE