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Finding Solace In The Noise

Finding Solace In The Noise For many meditation is seen as being a challenging practice where they feel they must turn off all of their thoughts in order for it to "work". Meditation isn't about turning off thoughts at all, it is about choosing your focus in the midst of noise, distraction, and sometimes even discomfort. We always have the power to choose where we place our attention, but there is just so much noise in our outer and inner worlds that it clouds our connection to self and to our inner guidance system.  This is why meditation is considered to be a practice, just like with yoga, it isn't about "achieving" it is about connecting to where you are at in this moment and working with what is present for you. Can you notice thoughts without reacting to them?  Can you notice pain without telling a story about it? Can you sit with the discomfort of uncomfortable feelings without reacting with mean thoughts about yourself? this, of course, takes practice

Yoga Poses For Self Quarantine

Yoga Poses For Self Quarantine We’re excited to welcome the thoughts and guidance of one of our Online Yoga Teachers, Lex in this article. Lex is a 500-RYT Yoga Alliance instructor, based in Ohio and provides an incredible series of Virtual Vinyasa Yoga classes , encouraging us all to manifest our authenticity and embrace the intuitive movement of our bodies and mind. Even when we feel we can handle stressful situations and think that we thrive on pressure, sometimes our bodies find other ways of addressing the balance. You may find that you become prone to catching colds or headaches, or perhaps you find that you are never fully recovering from the tiredness of the day. These high-pressured environments or regular feelings of stress can have an impact on the immune system, which can have a deeper effect on us later on. Regular yoga practice can help to keep your body and mind in spiritual alignment, supporting your immune, emotional and digestive systems. If all of these are working a