The constant feeling of being down and out or in that sunken place where there is no light at the end of the tunnel, is not only depressing but a strong indication of something deeper. On the contrary, aggression, quick agitation, even being egotistical could be a sign of something similar. But regardless of what category is, all signs are pointing to imbalance.

Imbalances

The blockages within the Manipura Chakra can manifest in a variety ways. And as with anything there are levels to the presentation of it; in this case it being over or under-active. With an overactive chakra you can find yourself being overly critical or judgmental and easy to fault find within others. You may really stubborn or harsh, demanding even; having extreme emotional is...

Afternoon my beautiful peoples! I know it's been awhile but let's take a moment and BREATHE....and talk a little about deep breathing or in yoga terms, Ujjayi breathing.

According to Wikipedia, "Ujjayi breathing is a technique employed in a variety of Taoist and Yoga practices. In relation to yoga, it is sometimes called 'ocean breath'. Unlike some forms of pranayama, the Ujjayi breath is typically done in association with asana practice."

Even though this term generally refers to deep breathing, there is a difference between Ujjayi breath and taking a regular deep breath. With Ujjayi breath, it would involve breathing in deeply through your nostrils, taking the air through your lungs, and dispersing the exhaled breathe throughout your mouth witho...

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