The Inner Critic + Self-Compassion

I’m on my yoga mat and I’m angry at my body: “My stomach should be more toned.  So should my arms.  My hamstrings shouldn’t be so tight and I’m pretty sure these sun spots, pimples, and scars should be gone by now.”  The inner critic has paid a visit.  She is loud and convincing.  SheContinue reading “The Inner Critic + Self-Compassion”

The Practices of Forgiveness & Yoga

Forgiveness and yoga require consistent practice.  As we engage in each, healing unfolds in the body, mind, and soul.  Forgiveness and yoga exist in a symbiotic relationship: forgiveness allows us to release emotional blockages that affect the body/mind, and yoga delivers us to more empowered and peaceful states within the body/mind that encourage the release. Continue reading “The Practices of Forgiveness & Yoga”