holiday Tag

Uplevel Your Family Connection with Better Communication

Uplevel Your Family Connection with Better Communication

Gathering with friends and family for holidays and events gives us opportunities to connect with loved ones. Sometimes these conversations can be challenging- especially during busy and stressful times of the year. Have you ever experienced biting your tongue or wishing you had not said something? Have you ever had a hard time digesting a remark someone said to you? Humnn!The Tongue a multifunctional organ In Ayurveda, the tongue (Jihva) is one of the organs of action. The tongue is the vehicle of the mind and also of the digestive tract...

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Yogahealer Holiday Best of Blog + Podcast

Years ago, Winston and I made a habit of escaping the off-season in Driggs, Idaho by designing our schedules to have a huge break from Thanksgiving until Christmas. We soon found we didn't want to come "home" for the holidays". In fact, we wanted to live outside of consumer culture. We moved to Mexico 1/2 time, in part to explore living outside of the culture we grew up with, and to define our lives and our family's values on our own terms.While my blog posts are usually quite helpful and official I've...

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How to Evaluate your Traditions

Take a moment. Look back at your Thanksgiving. Was it everything you aspire to…did it meet your potential? This is important; if you’re not aware, your traditions might be outdated.Have the conversation with yourself and your “family”. Print this. Here are your openers: o What are we celebrating? How do we want to honor the holiday’s deeper meaning? (become Conscious of what we are celebrating?) Is it simply being together or something else as well?o   What do we do to create a connection with eachother? If we have a ritual –...

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