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9 Common Questions About the Higher Self, Asked By Spiritual Seekers

9 Common Questions About the Higher Self, Asked By Spiritual Seekers

Getting in touch with one’s Higher Self begins the discovery process for the spiritual seeker. Ultimately, it is the experience of being one with the spiritual energy pervading the Universe. I have spent over thirty years studying and experiencing the Higher Self. I have experimented with its energies, studied the philosophies of Higher Self Yoga teaching and a variety of…

7 Troubling Signs Your Job Isn’t The Right Fit (And How Your Higher Self Can Help)

7 Troubling Signs Your Job Isn’t The Right Fit (And How Your Higher Self Can Help)

Everyone has a life purpose or calling that exists in harmony with that person’s Higher Self. This purpose includes the fulfillment of our personal needs, relationships, and yes, even our jobs. When these elements are being fulfilled, then there is a synthesis and balance in one’s life, and you begin to embody a sense of spiritual fulfillment and joy. The…

Find Your Higher Self: 5 Powerful Visual Meditation Techniques For New Meditators

Find Your Higher Self: 5 Powerful Visual Meditation Techniques For New Meditators

As you begin your journey in working with the Higher Self, it is important that you set aside time to reflect on your current state – physically, environmentally, and mentally. Without self-reflection, the insights gained throughout your practice cannot be used to their full potential and application within your daily life. The following reflective exercises will serve to help introduce…

Mindfulness vs. Awareness: What’s the difference?

Mindfulness vs. Awareness: What’s the difference?

In a landscape of increasing stress, anxiety and depression, meditation has taken on a cultural role as a coping mechanism. This ancient technique, once derided as a fringe “new age” practice, is now being integrated into the daily routines of even the most secular-minded among us. The terms “mindfulness” and “awareness” are two of the most important concepts in meditation.…

4 Amazing Things That Happen When You Connect With Your Higher Self During Meditation

4 Amazing Things That Happen When You Connect With Your Higher Self During Meditation

Within each one of us, there is a seed of spirit, a pure energy waiting to be discovered. This energy is part of the Source, the cosmic consciousness that has been there since our birth (or before birth if you believe in reincarnation). This energy is also part of your individual Higher Self, a bridge between you and the universe.…

3 Tips for Resolving Conflicts Using Your Higher Self

3 Tips for Resolving Conflicts Using Your Higher Self

Difficult conversations, situations, and even people are all a part of our normal day-to-day interactions. Unless we isolate ourselves from our community, misunderstandings and conflict are impossible to avoid. Thankfully, conflicts are not something that should be avoided. Conflicts in relationships often occur because certain behavior and actions need to be corrected, so avoiding conflict for the sake of preserving…

Enhance Your Intuition: 6 Quick Steps to Improve Decision Making

Enhance Your Intuition: 6 Quick Steps to Improve Decision Making

Most of us have heard that intuitive-based living can create natural alignments in our relationships, careers, and even our physical health. The emphasis on intuition is gaining traction in the scientific community as well, with plenty of studies laying the groundwork for a rational explanation for intuition and further demonstrating that our conscious thoughts represent a mere fraction of what…

Spiritual Teachers Need Boundaries Too

Spiritual Teachers 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…

4 Ways to Be an Ethical, Spiritual Consumer

4 Ways to Be an Ethical, Spiritual Consumer

The coronavirus pandemic continues to illustrate the inherent structural inequalities of our economy. In addition to mass unemployment, the closing of local store-fronts and restaurants threatens the existence of small businesses, and whole industries like travel and hospitality have ground to a halt. Millions of Americans are too financially vulnerable and unstable to participate in the economy that is disproportionately…

Finding My Higher Self: Mario Canki

Finding My Higher Self: Mario Canki

“Finding My Higher Self” is a series of autobiographical pieces written by long-time practitioners of Higher Self Yoga. The stories chronicle their personal journeys, spiritual awakenings, and the discovery of their Higher Selves. * * * As far as I can remember, I’ve always been driven to seek greater knowledge and to better understand my purpose and myself. I would…