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

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

Using Tapas to create self discipline that includes ahimsa

Tapas is my homework this week Last week diving into Santosha begged me to ask one question. What do you do when you begin to believe in yourself? This week I found the answer to last week’s question. Self discipline has always sounded like a dirty word. I mean let’s face it, it doesn’t sound Continue Reading

Using Santosha to be content with who I am today

Santosha is my homework this week Last week Saucha helped me learn that “living clean” is more than what I eat or drink. It is about living free of all that doesn’t serve me. How freeing it is to observe my own reaction and to choose non-judgement. Have you ever noticed how life gives you Continue Reading

Executive Coaching

5 Ways Executive Coaching Can Reduce Your Stress

Stress is a now common part of everyday lives. According to Statistics Canada “Stress is a common aspect of life and can have negative consequences for health.  These consequences include direct impacts on mental health and the onset and progression of physical illness1,2. In addition, stress may also influence health indirectly through health behaviours such Continue Reading

How I’m living clean with Saucha

Saucha is my homework this week Last week I figured out that I can apply Aparigraha to cherish what I already have and while also choosing to give of myself to others. This week is all about living clean, now of course I could take a literally meaning to this and think about food. Instead I kept Continue Reading

How I’m Acknowledging Abundance with Aparigraha

Aparigraha is my homework this week Last week I figured out that I can apply Brahmacharya can be used to understand my own energy patterns. There is so much to be learned here. This week was so much fun! How often do we stop and cherish our abundance? It’s so easy to just look past what Continue Reading

How I’m using Brahmacharya to Cultivating my Energy

Brahmacharya is my homework this week Last week I figured out that I can apply Asteya to honor my time and cherish what I already have. This week allowed me to look at my energy and understand how I was, or wasn’t cultivating my own energy. Can you imagine deciding the energy you wake up with? Continue Reading

How I’m using Asteya to assure how I use my time meets my values

Asteya is my homework this week Last week I figured out that I can apply Satya to hold my integrity with my time. This week was the perfect opportunity to if how I’m using my time honors the beauty within in and if it meets with my beliefs and values. Which really continues my journey Continue Reading