Gratitude

Rituals to Tap Into the Energy of Abundance
Practices to welcome more abundance into your life.
How to Manifest Your Intentions With Reiki
Manifestation is all about calling something into your life through your energetic actions. And, Reiki is all about tapping into universal life force energy and channeling those vibrations for your highest good — or the highest good of others. Because both practices are energetic by nature, they are a great combination for not only setting intentions but bringing those intentions...
How to Cultivate Resilience in an Uncertain World
Imagine driving down a road and suddenly coming to a detour sign. Without warning, you are taken off course, heading from a smooth path onto a bumpy road. As you maneuver and adjust to the new circumstance, you strengthen your capacity to expand and adapt. This is resilience.Through a change in course, we hone into our unique strengths and skills,...
How to Use Mindfulness to Prevent Burnout at Work
For most professionals, the feeling of burnout is a familiar one. The energy that once filled your workday slowly trickles away. You notice your efficiency slip but cannot find the inspiration to regain it. The fatigue settles into your body. You can feel it in your back, your temples. Even if you entered your profession with lofty inspirations and a...
Finding Gratitude Through Grief
The journal was sturdy and thick with a long, brown silky ribbon for a bookmark. Its pages boasted inspirational quotes I had never heard of before (“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings” – Eric Hoffer) and provided space for the eye to breathe. The font was modern, blue, cute. And on its...
The Effects of Gratitude on Heart Health
When you recognize that something or someone is valuable to you so much that you cannot put a monetary value on it, you are filled with a sense of gratitude. You feel grateful for being a part of that experience. It is an affirmation of all that is good in your life.“Gratitude for the gift of life is the primary...
A Yoga Practice for Joy
Practice this sequence when you need to boost your mood and lift your spirits.
Embodying Gratitude Through Asana
Coming to my mat has always been a space to surrender, a space where I take time to connect with myself. It was on my mat that I first learned what it felt like to embody gratitude as a way of being rather than an external expression. So frequently gratitude is expressed outward, where we thank those around us or...
Asana Practices to Nurture Your Heart Part 2
In the midst of life happening all around us, sometimes it can feel easy to forget the practices that nurture our hearts. We get caught up in the day-to-day tasks, the demands of all of the happenings in our lives and it seems like the practices for ourselves are the first ones to slip away.The practice of nurturing your heart...
Making Your New Year Truly New
The arrival of a new year gives everyone a motivation to seek positive changes in their lives, but the impulse is quite often temporary. We all know and regret how New Year's resolutions look a week later. Even so, almost everyone makes a resolution—in America, at least—only to tell pollsters that more than 95% are soon reneged upon.Alcohol still flows,...
Use Gratitude to Cultivate Abundance Mindset
Gratitude is a universal presence that makes us aware of the preciousness of our lives, puts us in touch with the love we have for those we share it with, and reminds us that we are already whole. It is also an invitation for abundance.
Aligning Your Life with Infinite Abundance
Awakening to the ever-present flow of abundance allows us to see the infinite potential and possibilities that exist at every moment of every day.
Resilience Is a Mindset and This Is How You Develop It
New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult once said, “The human capacity for burden is like bamboo — far more flexible than you'd ever believe at first glance.”The good news: That elasticity can be developed with focus and practice.You and everyone you know experiences challenges in life. When difficulties pop up, you have a choice: wallow and dwell or adapt...
Creating Fulfillment Through Work
The average American spends over 90,000 hours of their life at work. If the majority of those hours are draining and unfulfilling it indicates a misalignment with inner motivations. Whether you are in a career that you love or one that you would rather leave, the integration of intentional behaviors offers a springboard to greater fulfillment.Below are four strategies that...
7 Things to Do When Work Doesn’t Work
Now in its third year, COVID has launched us into a new era of work. While some people are going back to their jobs in their pre-COVID offices, others face a different reality: they have permanently adjusted to working from home, pivoted to a new position during the Great Resignation, or taken up entrepreneurship.Regardless of the circumstances that may have...
How to Get Unstuck from a Spiritual Rut
Have your spiritual beliefs and practices become stale? Do you sense that there is something more that you could be doing to bridge the gap between metaphysical theory and spiritual experience? If so, you are likely experiencing a spiritual rut. The good news is that a spiritual rut is a pathway to transformation. It is a rebirth of sorts, with...
Journaling for Inspiration and Joy in the New Year
In the first months of the year, we tend to reflect on the past and create wishes and intentions for the new year. Now is the perfect time to journal as a way of engaging in conversation with yourself. Whether you need to vent, ask questions, or explore a complicated situation, there’s nothing quite like sitting down with a journal,...
10 Unconventional Ways to Practice Gratitude
Maintaining a daily gratitude practice is perhaps the fastest, easiest, and cheapest means of cultivating happiness. But what happens when you feel a little burned out from the same old gratitude journaling? Or, what if you’ve never practiced gratitude? Where to begin?If this sounds like you, here are 10 unique ways to reignite joy and contentment in your life.1. Three...
Mastering the Art of Resilience
Everyone has a certain level of resilience. From time to time, we all experience stress, emotional upsets, and challenges in our lives. Resilience is the ability to withstand these situations, quickly recover from them, and be able to return to balance and harmony. Often our resilience depends on the resources we have to call upon, which could include friends and...
3 New Year’s Resolutions to Encourage Personal Growth
Some of the most common New Year’s resolutions involve starting an exercise routine, trying a new diet, losing weight, or giving up smoking. These resolutions are important, but it’s time to refresh those goals and focus on other objectives that will lead to greater happiness.Here are three resolutions that will encourage you to take better care of yourself, leave bad...
Cómo Dejar Ir al 2020 y Dar la Bienvenida a 2021
Felicitaciones, ¡lograste llegar al 2020! ¡Qué año ha sido! Pandemia, elecciones, desastres naturales, racismo, y tantas otras cosas que causaron confusión, miedo e incertidumbre. El poeta y dramaturgo irlandés Oscar Wilde dijo, "Todos estamos en la cuneta, pero algunos de nosotros estamos mirando las estrellas".Este último año ha sido bastante duro para la mayoría de nosotros. Ahora es el momento...
How to Release 2020 and Welcome 2021
Congratulations, you made it through 2020! What a year it’s been! Pandemic, elections, natural disasters, racism, and so many other things which caused confusion, fear, and uncertainty. The Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde said, “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”This past year has been pretty tough for most of us....
Positivity Isn’t Naïve—It’s Exactly What the World Needs Today
Have you heard of being a Pollyanna? It is a common way to label someone whose glass is always half full, despite any circumstance. The term came from a film about an irrepressibly optimistic young girl named Pollyanna. I’ve never seen the movie, but I do know that characters like Olaf from Frozen, Phoebe from Friends, or Kimmy Schmidt from...
5 Healthy Things to Do Instead of Setting Resolutions
The New Year is often seen as a mark in the sand, a fresh beginning, and a time to make changes in your life for greater health and happiness. While you can surely grow and transform positively at any time of the year, a brand-new year can feel like an enchanting time to envision and consider all you want for...