Stress. It happens to all of us. Yep, even yogis.
The key is to have your early detection system activated so you can recognize the stress and take action. Know your early warning signs - perhaps irritability, tension in your shoulders, poor sleep, digestive issues, eating too much sugar… take a moment and write down what you experience when you start to feel stressed.
Next, take action:
My life fell apart because of self care. Well actually, the lack of.
I’ve always valued being of service to others...
“I realized I hold my breath... ALL the time!”
Said a beloved community member.
Can you relate?
I know I can.
If you live in an urban area and you look up at the night sky, you might see a few stars… maybe even a constellation or two, and you notice how beautiful it all is.
Drive a few hours away from the city and look up. It takes your breath away when you realize how MANY stars there are! The contrast between the two creates awareness...
We talk about the nervous system a lot in Kundalini Yoga. But what does it mean, to strengthen the nervous system?
It took me years of practice to really understand this system, but one day it just clicked.
I was driving down a pretty narrow street, there was a group of cyclists riding toward me when all of a sudden a car came barreling down the street (in the same direction as the cyclists) and moved into my lane to pass the cyclists. He was moving fast and right toward me. There were...
This is part 6 in IzzyJi's Yoga off the Mat series.
Fear. Such a small word, but it packs such a punch, right? According to the Oxford Dictionary, the word “fear” is a noun and means:
an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.
I have been struggling a LOT with fear. I mean… a LOT. I can’t stress it enough. I’ve found myself struggling with the fear of...