In the Pursuit of Happiness - Lifeofwellness.ca

Finding freedom in the pursuit of happiness

The journey to happiness It’s easy on our journey to find happiness to be inundated with messages telling us to just “be positive”? Like it’s a light switch you can just turn on and that’s all that is needed. What is really happening is a play on our desires as in marketing connecting to our Continue Reading

Womens Refresh Karma Class

Yoga for Peace: A Celebration of International Day of Yoga

When I began to think about my celebration of the International Day of Yoga my first thought was to connect to what yoga means to me. If you’ve heard my story you know that I’ve been practicing for almost 20 years. At first yoga was exercise for me, I often found myself feeling limited in Continue Reading

3 Proven Ways to Make Your Dreams Come True

3 Proven Ways to Make Your Dreams Come True

Have you ever wondered why some people are so good at making their dreams come true? Or even been frustrated at how easy they make it look? This used to be me, I would look at others with a sense of curiosity and a little bit of envy. They just seemed to have gotten a Continue Reading

Are you a slave to calendar?

Are you a slave to your calendar?

I have a question… Are you a slave to your calendar? Does it make you feel like an underperforming employee just waiting for your next bad review? Changing my perspective A few weeks ago on a call with a mentors talking about electronic calendars when a couple of key things became very clear. It is Continue Reading

Recognizing and Changing our Patterns

Recognizing and changing our patterns

Have you ever noticed the pattern of how easily we respond with “I’m ok” or “I’m good” without actually checking in? Maybe this is a result of our culture, how fast paced the world can be. But I wonder, could it be that we’ve forgotten to trust ourselves first? Or are we simply telling the Continue Reading

Vacation from Wellness

Why I’m not taking a vacation from my wellness

I used to be the “taking a vacation from my wellness” kind of girl. I thought that vacations were about doing what I want when I want. A break from my everyday life, responsibilities and goals. Just a nice time relaxing, yummy food, a good book, time with my family and sleeping in. And while that is Continue Reading

Technology

How I’m facing my technology crutch

If you’ve ever worked with a mentor you’ve likely experienced one of those moments where you find clarity that changes your perspective in the blink of an eye. For me it was one of those moments where I faced something I was making harder than it needed to be. What has happened since is nothing Continue Reading

Protecting Myself

Protecting myself from the energy and emotions of others

I was recently reminded of how our words and our story affect those around us. I talk about this in my previous post “You are the writer of your own story“, where I talk about the important role of story editor. Personally, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what I choose to say or Continue Reading

Surrendering to the time I need with Ishvarapranidhana

Ishvarapranidhana is my homework this week Wow! what a journey this has been! Last week was an opportunity to take a new look at self study. Can we be an observer without judgement. Can we allow awareness with Ahimsa? And now a place of surrender! Literally. For my final week, I looked at how I Continue Reading

Using Svadhyaya for Self study as a reminder

Svadhyaya is my homework this week Last week diving into Tapas invited the creation of habits that serve me while removing self judgement. So Fun! Okay so you’d think I was done with self study. I mean after all these weeks everything really has been about really observing myself and learning. What I realized was Continue Reading