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The other night in conversation, I told my boyfriend that if I wasn’t me, that I would hope to hang out with someone just like me. Given my history of negative self-talk and toxic thought patterns (that I am still working very hard on), this statement I made surprised me. Yet, I still felt it to be so true. So, I started thinking about why I would like to hang out with myself. The first...

That’s when the magic happens! I think it’s interesting that people are constantly trying to escape boredom. What is it about feeling bored that we find so terrifying? We are surrounded by a limitless amount of entertainment, often right at our fingertips - so is it that we are forgetting we can be alone, with no one to communicate with and nothing to do? Boredom is important. When we experience feeling bored, it is the first time...

Sometimes I catch myself saying that I started practicing yoga and mindfulness when I was fourteen. While this is true, I don’t mean to say that I’ve been practicing consistently since then. There have been huge swaths of my life where practice fell to the wayside completely. Let me just out myself right now; I’m no exemplar of being in the present moment at all times. I’ve had to set myself back on the path over and over,...

It’s more important now than ever to find ways to stay grounded and connected while the world changes all around us. One way to do that is to connect more deeply to your body. No matter what is happening in the environment, your body can always be an anchor to keep your mind in the present and your feet on the ground. Your body moves you, nourishes you, and gives you a home. It can also...