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Spiritual Bypassing: What It Is, and How the Higher Self Can Help You Overcome It

Spiritual Bypassing: What It Is, and How the Higher Self Can Help You Overcome It

As we move forward on our spiritual path, we’re sure to encounter many obstacles. Some difficulties may appear plainly, easily recognized with clear pathways for how to address them. Other barriers may be harder to identify, and even harder to solve. The tendency to slip into spiritual bypassing, a state where we avoid or deflect our true feelings, is one…

5 Myths about Meditation Keeping You from the Benefits of Mindfulness

5 Myths about Meditation Keeping You from the Benefits of Mindfulness

Like the popularity of yoga in the West, the practice of meditation has gone from being perceived as a fringe eastern subculture to a modern, mainstream methodology recommended by scientists and spiritual seekers scientists alike. While the popularization of mindfulness has provided countless people with newfound clarity, focus, and awareness, with that popularity comes a slew of generalizations and misrepresentations…

3 Tips for Resolving Conflicts Using Your Higher Self

3 Tips for Resolving Conflicts Using Your Higher Self

Difficult conversations, situations, and even people are all a part of our normal day-to-day interactions. Unless we isolate ourselves from our community, misunderstandings and conflict are impossible to avoid. Thankfully, conflicts are not something that should be avoided. Conflicts in relationships often occur because certain behavior and actions need to be corrected, so avoiding conflict for the sake of preserving…

4 Ways Technology Can Distance Us From Our Higher Selves

4 Ways Technology Can Distance Us From Our Higher Selves

Modern technology has dramatically changed the fabric of our day-to-day lives. At its best, it has brought the free flow of information along with wonderful opportunities for learning and education to billions of people around the globe. At its worst, it has sown discord and anger, amplifying hostility and negativity at the expense of kindness and common sense.  While there’s…

How to Talk to Your Higher Self

How to Talk to Your Higher Self

As you work through your Higher Self Yoga studies, you will often be instructed to “ask your Higher Self” for guidance. We advise our students to do this because there are situations unique to your life that only you can answer, like whether you should change careers or how to navigate a difficult relationship. Regular communication with our Higher Selves…

4 Ways Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain

4 Ways Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain

The human brain is the most complex of all known living structures. It controls our thoughts, our memory, our speech, and our movement, but perhaps its most amazing ability is to actually change and rewire itself at a cellular level. Let’s say you’re learning to play the guitar. While your conscious mind is trying to remember chord shapes and stings,…