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6 Things People Do Differently When They Connect With Their Intuition

6 Things People Do Differently When They Connect With Their Intuition

Intuition is about learning to listen to subtle signals. It’s about learning to value input from your heart regarding people, situations, and decisions in addition to valuing input from the mind. Whether you are naturally intuitive or have worked to cultivate this trait, those who listen to their gut approach life in a different (and more effective) way. Here are…

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Practice Meditation

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Practice Meditation

Thirty years ago, openly practicing meditation as a CEO would have given you the reputation of an eccentric, fringe, Steve-Jobs-type leader.  Today, the effectiveness of meditation is a well-accepted truth by the business community at large. Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, meditates daily. Bill Ford, the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, credits meditation with keeping him grounded during…

How to Strengthen Your Intuition

How to Strengthen Your Intuition

Our bodies tell us about the physical world. Our emotions help us to relate to others. Our minds connect us to the world of ideas. And our intuition helps connect us with our spiritual and creative selves. For some, intuition comes as sensation—as a sudden wash of uneasiness or peace. For others, it anchors even deeper in the body—as an…

Yogis Need Boundaries Too

Yogis Need Boundaries Too

Being a yogi does not mean tolerating abuse. As practitioners, we aim to open our hearts to others, to have a generous spirit. We aim to be good friends, good parents, children, colleagues, partners.  And it’s those with naturally empathetic spirits and big hearts that are most often drawn to the practice. But, if we’re not careful, our hearts can…

How to Connect With Your Higher Self

How to Connect With Your Higher Self

The concept of the Higher Self is present in some form in almost all spiritual practices, including Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, and individualized practices separate from any major world religions. At Higher Self Yoga, we see the Higher Self as an extension of yourself that is part of you and part of the Source—the ultimate higher power, the universal source…

Letting Go of High Expectations in Relationships

Letting Go of High Expectations in Relationships

Whether you are looking to grow spiritually or in your personal life, you’ll likely need to take an honest look at how expectations influence your relationships. To establish a closer connection with your Higher Self, your heart cannot be clouded by desires or expectations. In the same way, relationships cannot thrive under these conditions either. In a 2017 study conducted…

How Can I Remain Present and Grounded Through Working with the Higher Self and the Heart?

How Can I Remain Present and Grounded Through Working with the Higher Self and the Heart?

Through the practice of meditation and connecting with your inner spiritual guide, the Higher Self, you can bring out the peace of the Wise Mind. During busy seasons, it can be difficult to remain present and grounded. There are a myriad of distractions that we face everyday, from work, to family – and even leisure activities can be easily prioritized…

Are All of Our Negative Patterns of Thinking, Acting and Feeling Part of Our Lower Nature?

Are All of Our Negative Patterns of Thinking, Acting and Feeling Part of Our Lower Nature?

Is it correct to say that all of our attachments and all of our negative patterns of thinking, acting and feeling are part of our lower nature? Only negative attachments are negative. Some attachments are ego-based and not necessarily from our lower nature. For example, attachments from loving someone very much, such as your children or family, are ego-based. Feelings…