Today, I had the privilege of speaking at Athleta's annual AthletaQuest
event! The last time I taught at one of these, I was pregnant with my
first son, so it felt very circle being there pregnant with number two.
Here's a little sneak peak of the am...
Hi AthletaWell friends! Happy Friday! Did you find any mindful moments
during your busy week? Read my personal experience here of how
transferring my mindfulness practice off my meditation cushion and into
my every day life (IE deep breathing in my c...
Paying complete attention to parts of the body is one of the best ways
to practice meditation. When we are paying attention to our breathing,
we can help to calm our nervous system, but the same applies to paying
attention to the body and our movemen...
It's easy to get caught up in the idea that a "proper' meditation
practice means sitting in an uncomfortable position for 10-20 minutes or
being able to turn your brain off for a duration of time. The truth is,
meditation can be as simple as taking a...
I come from a community where most people believed that therapy was only
for those with serious mental health issues or something only for white
people. I grew up in South Central LA in the 80s. At that time, our
communities were being targeted by po...
Are you looking for an easy gateway practice to start your journey as a
mindful meditator? Yesterday I had the opportunity to share my favorite
and SIMPLEST mantra meditation technique with members of team
AthletaWell, and I'm excited to share it her...
Every month I'll offer a book recommendation that invites you deeper
into the practice of meditation. Check out our first book by Zenju
Earthlyn Manuel, The Deepest Peace: Contemplations from a Season of
Stillness. While there is suffering, there is ...
Mornings are my favorite part of the day. When I take the time to take
care of a few things that help me to feel good, like movement, taking my
herbs or journaling, I start to feel more balanced and prepared to
tackle the rest of my day! It's also wh...
I'm so looking forward to sharing time with you next week. During this
office hour, I will be sharing about how to create a meditation practice
that considers YOU at the center. Please post any questions here before
our conversation and I will be bac...
For me, meditation is usually my go-to for many things, but when sitting
still feels difficult I like to use ‘grounding’ techniques. One of those
techniques for me is going outside and placing my hands on the earth
while taking three d e e p breaths....