Mindfulness

A Shift So Subtle: Presence As A Practice For Being Better For The Collective

A Shift So Subtle: Presence As A Practice For Being Better For The Collective

The source of our stress, anxiety, and suffering can most certainly be found in the past and in the unknown (the future). We spend so much of our time, and so much of our days on this planet, reliving the past or obsessing about the future. Both are moving unnecessarily in directions that do not exist. What exists is the present moment. In that moment.

Win with Yin: How Softness is a Beautiful Act of Rebellion

Win with Yin: How Softness is a Beautiful Act of Rebellion

Softness is yin energy that is essential to living in balance.

Yang energy consumes society in times of scarcity, injustice, and tyranny. Yin rebels against that. To be soft in our individualistic society, is an act of rebellion. We are rebelling against the impetus to be hostile and relentlessly rank one another. To be soft is to maintain a sense of wholeness that has not been fragmented by the enemy.

29 Things I Know for Sure: Life Lessons from Lauren Ash

29 Things I Know for Sure: Life Lessons from Lauren Ash

I just turned 29 (#SagSeason). I'm already really, really into this year and what it already symbolizes for me. Rather than terror at the thought of nearly stepping into my thirties, I'm excited. I'm an advocate of taking intentional time to reflect on our life journeys and our self-care journeys, more specifically. So, in the spirit of reflection, I'm sharing twenty-nine things I know for sure.