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Stress Reduction: Mindfulness through Coloring

Stress Reduction: Mindfulness through Coloring We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box. – Robert Fulghum Like...

Could You? The Art of Living with Mindfulness

I felt this post was worthy of reposting from my old blog after hearing Rose Marcario -the CEO of Patagonia address commercialism vs consumerism at the Mindful Leadership Summit I am attending this weekend in Washington, D.C. There are two ways to be rich: One is by...

Is Your Desk Causing Rounded Back a.k.a. Kyphosis?

Kyphosis, or rounded back syndrome, is a huge issue with employees who spend countless hours on their laptop or computer with little regard to their posture. Mild kyphosis causes few problems, but severe cases can cause pain and be disfiguring, according to the Mayo...

Spinal Flexion, Yoga and Your Desk

Gravity and daily activities such as sitting at the computer, driving and carrying children, have the tendency to incrementally pull the spine forward into flexion, which can lead to kyphosis (humping) in the thoracic spine. Your spine naturally moves in a number...

Dry Skin Brushing as Part of Your Daily Yoga Routine

Part of my yoga training was learning Ayurveda, which is simply a whole body healing system originating in India. Different from Western Medicine, which focuses on fighting symptoms of disease and imbalance, Ayurveda instead promotes whole body health and fixing the...

Travel Tips for Busy Executives

Here are several travel tips for busy corporate executives. After traveling to 109 countries, 50 states, and far too many cities to count, I think I have rightfully earned the title of Road Warrior! My corporate clients often do a lot of traveling, too, and I know...

Addressing Stiff Ankles and Tight Dorsiflexors

I have found in class after class that many men seem to have very stiff ankles and tight dorsiflexors in their feet, making sitting in the hero’s pose unobtainable or painful for them because of their inflexibility. Shoes are not your friends, particularly more...