Wellness

by / on May 19, 2017 at 9:00 am / in Wellness

First, Relax – Yogic Tips and Techniques to Soothe the Soul

Part 1: Take a deep breath. Close your eyes. Concentrate this next breath through your left nostril. Use your mind to control your breath. Repeat eleven times. In the thirty seconds it takes to practice this technique, your body, mind and breath shifts. It is a fact. Part 2: See, sense, feel or imagine the place in your life, in […]

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by / on May 11, 2017 at 10:55 am / in Wellness

Inner and Outer Vision

The human body is a sensory process. Each of our sense organs takes in information that we imbue with meaning. May is Vision Health Month so get ready for a unique experience as we explore the function of each organ (think Grade 9 biology refresher) and a kriya to create awareness and healing for that organ. Lights Camera Action When […]

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by / on April 15, 2017 at 9:54 pm / in Wellness

Your Focus Becomes Your Life

The way we use our body, mind and emotions creates our reality, even if that reality is untrue or incomplete. If we think a thought enough times it starts to feel like the real thing. In yoga, a visual focal point is called a drishti. Focusing the eyes on a specific spot steadies the body, keeps the mind alert and […]

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by / on January 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm / in Wellness

Embracing the New Year

The holidays are over, and the resolutions and “One Words” have been thoughtfully chosen and announced… then the reality of January kicks in. Many of us struggle with the first few months of the year emotionally and financially. We start out positive and optimistic and then our old patterns sneak back into our day-to-day lives and before we know it […]

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by / on December 23, 2016 at 10:30 am / in Wellness

3 Affirmations for the Holidays

The good news – food, family and money! The bad news – food, family and money!  But wait – you have much more within your power than you have given yourself credit for. Your subconscious mind has recorded all information since the time you were born.  That’s a lot of information.  Some of what we retain from the past serves […]

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by / on December 21, 2016 at 10:00 am / in Wellness

Prompter!™: 3 Minutes to a Better Life

Let’s say you’re driving to work and the roadway you’re taking is blocked with debris.  You’ve been driving that same roadway for as long as you can remember so it has become second nature to you.  But what if there was a way to build a new roadway; a clear, well-constructed path to your destination in as little as three […]

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by / on November 9, 2016 at 8:51 am / in Wellness

Accepting Where You Are

Often times we are indifferent to where we are in life and unfortunately, this very idea is keeping us stuck where we are. No matter our attempts to grow or move forward, if we are resisting where we are financially, emotionally, or relationship-wise, we are energetically remaining trapped. In order to break this pattern, we must make it our responsibility […]

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by / on August 17, 2016 at 11:20 am / in Wellness

Freeing Yourself from Financial Stress

“As soon as I make more money, then I can relax!” says your average North American, but there is no freedom connected to this statement. We think it and speak it unconsciously. It is the equivalent to a dog chasing its tail. ‘Wake up!’ I say – this statement is costing you more than you know. It’s stealing your time […]

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by / on June 24, 2016 at 3:30 pm / in Wellness

3 Questions That Create Misery + 3 Solutions

A few years ago my spiritual teacher presented these questions to us during an early morning meditation. I remember the clarity and hope that the subsequent solutions offered. Today, as life offers more opportunity and a huge field of possibility, I see even more the relevance of these teachings. Our shadow sides, moments of doubt, turmoil, or grief offer motivation […]

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by / on May 11, 2016 at 11:00 am / in Wellness

Focus on Good Health Welcomes New Contributor, Yogi Salimah Kassim-Lakha

Focus on Good health is pleased to welcome a new contributor, Salimah Kassim-Lakha, entrepreneur and internationally-trained expert in Kundalini and Laughter Yoga which she teaches live and online around the world. Kassim-Lakha leads the popular Lunch ‘n Learn gatherings at the offices of EXIT Realty Corp. International on a variety of health and wellness-related subjects including stress-management, tips for healthy […]

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