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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 to Tell If You’re on the Right Career Path

How to Tell If You’re on the Right Career Path

By Mary Dino, adapted from the NVH Answers series I am stuck in a job that feels like a dead-end, but I don’t know what else I really want to do or how to even take the first step out of the work situation I am in. What should I do? In our culture, the jobs we do and the…