Yoga Cannot Cure All

Yoga is an amazing practice.  The physical postures energize at the same time they relax you, strengthen the body while adding flexibility and balance.  Breathwork and meditation can be used at any time to recenter you, bringing you to present time awareness. Self-knowledge can be developed with an ongoing yoga practice that can lead you…

Perceptions, Illusions and Triggers- How Yoga Helps

    I have been trying to unravel the relationships between perceptions, illusions (or delusions) and triggers, and what yoga offers me in terms of healing. PIT (perceptions, illusions, and triggers) grab me through my senses and misguide me via my gut. My gut informs my brain, again, and without a pause, without intervention, my thinking…

Self Reliance and "Otheration" – What Is The Middle Ground?

Learning that I am lovable and worthy was a huge part of my ability to maintain my sobriety. The warring thoughts in my head, the ones that told me I didn’t deserve this beautiful life, my “success” in career and relationships threatened to undermine my recovery. It was critical that I redeem my self respect and…