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3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Intuition

3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Intuition

Our bodies tell us about the physical world. Our emotions help us to relate to others. Our minds connect us to the world of ideas. And our intuition helps connect us with our spiritual and creative selves. For some, intuition comes as a sensation—as a sudden wash of uneasiness or peace. For others, it anchors even deeper in the body—as…

Yogis Need Boundaries Too

Yogis Need Boundaries Too

Being a yogi does not mean tolerating abuse. As practitioners, we aim to open our hearts to others, to have a generous spirit. We aim to be good friends, good parents, children, colleagues, partners.  And it’s those with naturally empathetic spirits and big hearts that are most often drawn to the practice. But, if we’re not careful, our hearts can…

How to Connect With Your Higher Self

How to Connect With Your Higher Self

The concept of the Higher Self is present in some form in almost all spiritual practices, including Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, and individualized practices separate from any major world religions. At Higher Self Yoga, we see the Higher Self as an extension of yourself that is part of you and part of the Source—the ultimate higher power, the universal source…

Navigating Difficult Conversations with the Help of Your Higher Self: Tips for Mindfulness

Navigating Difficult Conversations with the Help of Your Higher Self: Tips for Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a key tool when it comes to facilitating and engaging in difficult conversations. As noted in the first two parts of this series, Communication for Conflict Resolution and Conflicted Relationships, we can do our best, but many times disagreements and conflict cannot be avoided. With the help of our Higher Selves, however, we can become more in tune…

The Anxiety Economy – How You Can Find Relief for Free Through Meditation and Mindfulness

The Anxiety Economy – How You Can Find Relief for Free Through Meditation and Mindfulness

Close to 19% of the American population reported living with debilitating and constant fluctuations of anxiety last year. Due to a contentious political environment, constant media exposure, and an increasingly technological world, many people are unable to shrug off this quivering balance between the present and the future. This new trend of anxiety is very recent, as book stores like…

How Meditation Can Improve Your Travels

How Meditation Can Improve Your Travels

We all know just how taxing traveling can be; from missing connecting flights to looking for your passport, to hoping you have enough converted currency to make it to the end of the trip, traveling is both rewarding and seriously overwhelming at the same time. Due to social media, content marketing, global connectivity, and the availability of imagery at our…