Overcoming Emotional Eating

Emotional eating can wreak havoc on our physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual wellness. The more we engage in emotional eating, the greater the feelings of shame and guilt, and the less we are able to cope with stressors in a healthy way, thus engage in more emotional eating. I know for myself, I certainly don’t reach for carrots when I’m emotionally eating; it’s pasta, cheese, chips, and gummy candies.

Overcoming Emotional Eating

Overcoming Emotional Eating

Emotional eating can wreak havoc on our physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual wellness. The more we engage in emotional eating, the greater the feelings of shame and guilt, and the less we are able to cope with stressors in a healthy way, thus engage in more emotional eating. I know for myself, I certainly don’t reach for carrots when I’m emotionally eating; it’s pasta, cheese, chips, and gummy candies.

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Decoding Trauma

Decoding Trauma

There are many different types of trauma and clinical diagnoses surrounding symptoms of trauma.
Often terms such as trauma, PTSR, PTSD, Complex PTSD, and Developmental Trauma are used
interchangeably, muddying the waters and creating barriers to treatment. Clarifying language
surrounding trauma not only helps victims on the road to recovery, it allows for concise, purposeful treatment and support on the part of health care practitioners and caregivers.

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What Yoga Class is Right for You? Decoding 10 Styles of Yoga Jargon

What Yoga Class is Right for You? Decoding 10 Styles of Yoga Jargon

We are well into autumn, and as the weather turns cooler, days get shorter, and we look for ways stay active and de-stress without slogging in the rain, a private or studio class becomes very appealing. However, when you look at any studio website or online class, there are hundreds of styles to choose from, and often the style names aren’t in English. How can you possibly choose a class and feel confident it will meet your specific needs?

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Creating a sacred space on a shoestring

Creating a sacred space on a shoestring

Any guru, teacher, life coach, or yoga website will stress the paramount importance of having a sacred space to practice and meditate in the home, but how much time and money should be spent creating said space? How much more should we add to our already full plates when the entire purpose of the enterprise is to de-clutter and relieve stress? As a new yoga teacher, I set out to carve my sacred space with some creativity, a little redneck innovation, and very limited funds.

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