what does radical self-care look like? I decided to look at Patanjali’s 8 limbs of yoga to put into perspective how I practice yoga as radical self-care and what that looks like for me.
I have come to this realization before, and this course is reinforcing the strong belief that self-care is going to be the largest component in healing the wounds of our society. This is the whole reason for why I created Life by the Moon Yoga, and why I have chosen the path of yoga, Ayurveda, and self-empowerment through consent and harnessing the power of working with the cycles of this life we live to create the world we want to live in. Dismantling racism and oppression is not an easy task. It is a darker side of the cycle we face, but it is important to acknowledge the work that needs to be done on both sides, and the energy that it takes. It's equally important to have ways to care for ourselves when times get hard so that we can keep on going.
For some of us, a dependency on drugs and alcohol as self-care tools may be the place of internal struggle and there may be a strong feeling that it is time to release these vices and move forward. If you’re willing to experiment with letting them go, let’s dive in!
Being wrong is hard to accept. It can be even harder when someone brings it to your attention.
I have recently been leading a community consent circle based on the #MeToo movement that recently went viral on Facebook. When I saw that this was happening, I was so proud of all of the people I knew who were tapping into their vulnerability and sharing their stories. I realized that while this was such … Continue reading Consenting to Discomfort.
If you’re anything like me, you may feel like the best way to get things done is to do it as quickly as possible. It can be hard to remember that time is an illusion. While some things in life are time sensitive, most things aren’t. While sticking to a schedule can be very useful … Continue reading 5 Ways to slow down
Creating routine is crucial to our overall mind, body and spiritual health. When we implement a daily yoga routine or self-care practice, we are acknowledging the importance of taking time for ourselves. Through my own experience of setting goals and tapering off in the middle, I have learned a few tricks to helping me get … Continue reading A Resolution to stick to Routine.
This article will help you find your way back to a place of alignment when it seems like the odds are against you, or you just can’t seem to find that sweet spot.
We should all take time to check in with ourselves. It’s important to introvert and tap into our dark side, heal it bit by bit and then give ourselves the opportunity to start a new cycle.
A poem written in reverance of the feminine and all that it is!