When we think about health, we generally start with the physical aspects. Exercise and diet are usually the first two things that come to mind. But the more I shift my focus towards wellness, the more obvious it becomes that physical health is only part of the picture. Our mental health plays a huge role … Continue reading Meditation is Medicine
One practice that I try to do every time I step onto the mat is to set my intention. I take a moment of gratitude for the fact that I am here and then reflect on what led me here. Sometimes I come to my mat because my body feels antsy and I need to … Continue reading Setting Your Intentions
Sometimes finding motivation is hard when it’s not already a part of your routine. All I can say is, yes. It is hard. I’m usually one of those people who comes up with a great idea (like starting an intense daily fitness routine) and I can really into it for the first few days but if … Continue reading Get On Your Mat
“Use it or lose it” is a common phrase that means that if you do not continue to use a part of the body, mind, or certain skills, overtime you will lose the abilities you previously had. In the yoga community we tend to use this phrase when talking about strength or flexibility in a … Continue reading Use It or Lose It
While I do yoga by myself a lot of the time, I really enjoy sharing yoga with others. My mom and I have been meeting up to take a yoga class together once a week for a while now. Although we don't necessarily make it every week because, let's face it, life can get crazy … Continue reading Yoga Community
It's been seven months since my last post... sorry about that. I was very ambitious when I started this blog back in August and honestly I just had too many things on my plate. When I decide to do something, I tend to go all in. This can be a blessing and a curse. Let's … Continue reading I’m Back!
It is day three of my dedication to a personal, at-home yoga practice and I am loving it! Three days may not change my life but I can already feel myself moving in a positive direction. The biggest difference I have noticed is that I am loving my mornings! Yes, you read that correctly. I … Continue reading I’m Not A Morning Person
My name is Taylor and this is my first blog post ever. Up until this point in my life I never felt the need to share my thoughts with the world so openly like this. So what has changed? Well I have decided to get serious about practicing yoga. Yoga by itself may not seem … Continue reading It Starts With Today