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Healing + Mindful Living

How To Liberate Your Conscience

February 28, 2018

Photo by Laura Ring What Is The Conscience? The conscience is so fascinating because it’s one of the lenses in which we view our reality. This makes the conscience very valuable to ourselves and others because it has the power to control perception and ultimately our world. On a basic, and I mean super sub human level, the conscience measures the “right” or “wrongness” of one’s behavior. Did…

Healing + Mindful Living

3 Ways To Enjoy The Company of Others

February 28, 2018

Photo By: Jenny Jimenez I know this is a random ass blog post but folks can agree that sometimes you just don’t want to be around people, especially in Seattle! I’m guilty of it. In high school and college I adored meeting new people. Stuffing words into every pause throughout a conversation was a favorite pastime. Then, I graduated and started adulting. Suddenly being around people wasn’t as fun. Everything…

Healing + Mindful Living

The Healing Power of Sisterhood

February 28, 2018

In Photo @daughteroftheuniverse, @fairyvibrations & @yogabybiola Sisterhood is this magical, invisible, powerful substance. It’s like fairy dust only there’s nothing fake about it, to the contrary it holds real power. Yet it’s not in every friendship or relationship. So what is sisterhood exactly? Prior to today I would have related it to a series of moments with my girlfriends – outings, partying, running through life with little discretion as to where we…

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Being A Black Yoga Instructor In A White Yoga Community

February 28, 2018

This article was originally published in the Seattle Yoga News.   I can’t recall another time in my life where I’ve been so aware of my race while being uncomfortably unaware of its impact. Mounting racial tensions aggravated by a slew of shootings remind me that I’m black, and apparently a source of major conflict. Growing up Nigerian American heavily surrounded by Nigerian culture, I didn’t experience grievous amounts…