Did you also know that there are 1 in 3 women living without a toilet and that they spend 97 billion hours each year looking for private places to go? All this while we might be deciding what clothes to wear today. It’s frightening really. Think about how frightened and exposed these women must feel trying to go to the toilet out in public all because they simply need to relieve themselves. Think about how going to the toilet out in the open would subject you to the risk of violence and harassment.Read more
I was first introduced to Kundalini Yoga in 1994 while going through a very challenging time in my life. I was 25 years old, newly married to an alcohol and drug addict, and feeling trapped by my commitment to God in the presence of my family and close friends in my marriage to this man. As well as that, his family members were telling me that I was a horrible woman for even considering divorcing their son.Read more
I know that statement may cause your nose to wrinkle and eyes to squint to be sure you are reading it correctly…but yes, stress is not only good, but very necessary in our lives. Here’s why…
Just by waking up every morning, you begin to operate under stress…waking up the body, stretching it and exercising it. Any movement from the body creates a kind of stress in order to perform the function of forward motion.
Feeling ‘blah’? Sometimes getting your heart rate up with a little exercise can be enough to make you get a spike of ‘feel good’ hormones to get you through the rest of your day. This short workout is easy to do in 5 minutes.Read more
We all have those ‘I can’t be stuffed’ moments when it comes to exercise! It’s easier to sit on the lounge or keep ‘busy’ doing something else. Sometimes all it takes is to ‘show up’ and get 5 minutes done.Read more
Throughout life, and especially during youth, a very useful notion arises: people too often focus on a quick fix and don’t have the foresight to look beyond what can be attained immediately.Read more
es, I said 5 minutes. You won’t be heading to the Olympics with this workout but you will at starting to strengthen your abs and butt. Usually I advocate using more bodyweight as resistance but this floor workout is a great opportunity to get things back to basics.Read more