Why Compassion in Community is Important

By Silvia Mordini  "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." Dalai Lama I’ve practiced yoga for over 15 years. I’ve taught more than 12,000 hours and since my very first teacher…

Happiness is Contagious

Guest post by Silvia Mordini In 1948, scientists and doctors began the most comprehensive study on heart disease ever conducted. Over 60 years later, the Framingham Heart Study still continues. Because the study involves so many people and spans such…

Stop Settling: Uplevel Your Intentions

Guest post by Silvia Mordini The quality of our intentions influences the quality of our lives. Successful business people, athletes and artists all sing a similar song when it comes to setting your intentions high. Yoga helps in this way…

How to Get Over a Bad Mood by Cultivating Breath Awareness

Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony.”  - Debashish Mirdha, MD., neurosurgeon & philosopher  So you’re in a mood.  What do you do?  What are your go-to ways to…

Practicing Gratifood: Five Steps to Eating Mindfully

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” -Denis Waitley What people usually mean when they say “gratifood” is the process of applying gratitude…

3 Ways to Be Happy Now

Happiness is a continuous state of quiet joy that exists in the moment from the inside out. Happiness is what love looks like. It is the manifestation of what it means to love ourselves, love our day, love our lives.…