Tasting Satya ~ Truthfulness

“What is so dangerous in the moment about the truth that you are choosing to lie? ~ Carl Jung I feel like you can’t really be truthful as an artist and empathize with the human experience, unless you know your truth and you’re not living a lie. So I’m learning through it, and it’s makingContinue reading “Tasting Satya ~ Truthfulness”

Holidays on the Side ~  Raw Kale Meets African Black-Eyed Pea Salad (Saladu Ñebbe) to make “Raw Hoppin’ John ~Spade 2 Fork Cookbook

“Our thoughts and feelings have a chemical effect on our bodies. Stress, repressed emotions, depression, anxiety, lives lived half-assed —  all have profound effects on our wellbeing. Even our fears, hurts and sufferings need to be digested, along with our last meal. Being truly nourished has just as much to do with our thoughts, feelings,Continue reading “Holidays on the Side ~  Raw Kale Meets African Black-Eyed Pea Salad (Saladu Ñebbe) to make “Raw Hoppin’ John ~Spade 2 Fork Cookbook”

Tasting Ahimsa ~ Self Love

Happy Friday! Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we are gearing up to make the most of this Holiday season despite COVID’s pandemonium. Our lives are blessed with opportunities that we are not conscious of– cancer, autoimmune illnesses and are dismissed because of our limiting beliefs or fears. If you utilize your time inContinue reading “Tasting Ahimsa ~ Self Love”

Tasting Ahimsa – Non Violence (1st Yama)

Practicing the Yamas and Niyamas frees the mind from chatter when feeling guilt, shame, victimhood, revenge or any other fear-based emotion. Ahimsa is the state of being non-violent.  You are emitting harmonious vibrations.  Dharma is our life’s purpose within the universe.  Karma doesn’t affect Dharma.  However Karma does affect the expression of Dharma.  BKS IyengarContinue reading “Tasting Ahimsa – Non Violence (1st Yama)”

My Yogic Journey to Tasting Nirvana

Featured Spade 2 Folk Recipe for Holidaze on the Side I selected this recipe as one of my favorite Vata Comfort foods for the Holidays.  Eating according to my dosha has created space for me to reflect on the Yogic principles of living.  These principles bring understanding to your experiences that will manifest the followingContinue reading “My Yogic Journey to Tasting Nirvana”

What’s Your Dharma Type?

“The only way to shape your future is to discover who you are today. Without knowing your current reality, you can’t create your future reality.” ~  Nitin Namdeo Let us now discover your dharma type… Overview In Self Test 1 Choose the answers that describe you best; you can choose up to four for eachContinue reading “What’s Your Dharma Type?”

How to Release Limiting Beliefs (and Create New Beliefs) by www.zannakeithley.com

I selected this post to creatively release limiting beliefs using several powerful practices. These practices will not only help you release limiting beliefs, but they’ll allow you to make space to create new, empowering beliefs that will serve you as you step into a new chapter, filled with limitless possibilities. Acts of Self~Love… Jan MarieContinue reading “How to Release Limiting Beliefs (and Create New Beliefs) by www.zannakeithley.com”

Self Care ~ Back to Basics Part 2

Knowledge of Ayurveda enables one to understand how to create this balance of body, mind and consciousness according to one’s own individual constitution and how to make lifestyle changes to bring about and maintain this balance. by Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc Tailoring Your Profession to Your Dosha by Kayse Budd, M.D A dosha is anContinue reading “Self Care ~ Back to Basics Part 2”

Meditation Espresso Shot

A Three Minute Practice to Meditate Anywhere Meditation can’t always happen in blissful silence. Diana Winston takes us through a 3-minute practice that allows us to find a space where we can rest and settle the mind, even in the midst of noise. 1. Begin this meditation by noticing the posture that you’re in. YouContinue reading “Meditation Espresso Shot”

Back 2 Basics ~ Self-Care 101

“Our thoughts and feelings have a chemical effect on our bodies. Stress, repressed emotions, depression, anxiety, lives lived half-assed — all have profound effects on our wellbeing.  Even our fears, hurts and sufferings need to be digested, along with our last meal.  Being truly nourished has just as much to do with our thoughts, feelings, beliefsContinue reading “Back 2 Basics ~ Self-Care 101”