As we approach the end of Summer and the beginning of Fall, we also approach a time when it's a little easier to journey within. Nature demands we slow down and turn inward - the weather cools, the days become shorter. We innately crave activities that are introspective - sipping tea, reading a book while wearing cozy socks, etc.
There is always time to create more s p a c e - to rest into our inherent nature of just being. We simply choose not to utilize our time in that way. The ego screams louder than the spirit - you must DO - while the spirit is quietly whispering - all you have to do is just BE, the rest will flow.
The shift from one year into the next is a very special time for me. I adore traditions and rituals that take normal moments and transform them into incredibly special and magical ones. So, naturally New Year's Eve is my jam.
So much of feeling ungrounded comes from gripping the past or reaching for the future. While yoga as a whole is a grounding practice because it settles you into the present moment, there are plenty of other grounding practices that you can explore. Here are some that I have been drawn to lately...
I believe wholeheartedly that in order to make an impact in this world, I have to have a clear understanding of WHY I do what I do - in all areas of my life. And so here is the reason WHY I teach yoga, WHY I believe in the power of mindfulness practices and WHY I want to help others unlock the happiness dwelling within.