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Rituals: Winter Solstice Rituals

“Enter these turning points,
Where the rhythms of life transform
Into each other.

Breath flows in, filling, filling,
In this moment, drink eternity.
Breath flows out, emptying, emptying,
Offering itself to infinity.

Cherish these moments,
Mind dissolves into heart,
Heart dissolves into space,
Body becomes a vibrating field,
Pulsating between fullness and emptiness.”
-The Radiance Sutras

Today marks the darkest day of the year for those of us in the …

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Rituals: New Years Rituals for Reflection & Integration

In the linear goal-oriented world we live in, how often do we take time to stop and reflect on where we’ve come from and feel truly grateful? Before we rush to making plans for the new year, this six step practice grants you permission to slow down and honor the path you’ve walked, so you can fully take stock of the many gifts the year has granted you and …

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Recipes: Creamy Saffron Tea Latte

As an entrepreneur, my schedule varies each day as much as the weather does here in Oklahoma. And with a strong vata constitution, structure and stability is something I have to work extra hard to create to keep my flighty tendencies in check (ie. I’d be floating off into the ether right back to Tulum if the wind blew me in that direction!). So I’ve made peace with early mornings …

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Yoga: Sankalpa Shakti + How to Create Meaningful New Year Intentions

Each New Year we find ourselves looking towards the future, eager to make new goals and promises of who we want to become and how we will shape our lives with big changes. Then halfway through the year, perhaps we start to feel discouraged about the lack of progress towards our set goals and maybe in guilt we abandon them altogether. But perhaps it’s not our lack of effort that’s …

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Rituals: Full Moon Milk Bath Ritual

The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 12 is a Super Moon, meaning the time when the moon is closest to the earth and in direct alignment with the sun and earth. This makes the Full Moon extra potent. Take this weekend to lavish in this energy with this soul-quenching full moon milk bath.

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According to the yogis, moon phase bathing is a powerful way to cleanse, clarify …

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Ritual: Tips for Mindful Living

What would your life look like if each decision you made came from a place of conscious intention? Would you spend less time lingering online and more time outdoors? Would you slow down to connect with those around you rather than getting lost in your to-do lists?  The choices we make in each moment shapes the course of our lives, and as the saying …

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Rituals: 3 Tools to Shape Intention & Cultivate Gratitude

I just finished reading this article on how goals are the root cause of failure.  In exaggerated terms, goals are the anti-progress in our lives.  How could this be? The article explains that by focusing solely on the vague outcome of our goals, we forget to define the process of getting there – the structure that brings our goals to fruition.  By focusing on the …

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Living Ayurveda: Dinacharya + The Art of Self Care

This post kicks off a new monthly series where I’ll be talking about little rituals of self-care and natural beauty recipes for that radiant glow inside and out.  But before we dive into the external, let’s talk about real beauty for a minute.

If there’s one thing a personal yoga practice has taught me is that you must, absolutely must, take the time to nurture yourself each …

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Rituals: Creating Ritual & Meaning in Daily Life

Ritual is a topic that’s been on my mind lately.  As someone that has an impossibly hard time maintaining any semblance of a routine, I’ve struggled lately with finding a personal definition of ritual that lives outside of routine.  In my mind, routine is something you do at the exact same time, in the exact same order, every.single.day. UGH. Now doesn’t that just suck the life right out of …

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