Shadow Work + Yoga Psychology Telejam

Posted in Emotional Processing, Jungian Psychology, Psychotherapy, Self Development, v-logs, yoga, Yoga Psychology

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Missed the Shadow Work + Yoga Spreecast? Here you go!

We had hundreds of people register for the Shadow Work + Yoga Spreecast!
Sianna Sherman and I Q+A’ed about:

  • How do we define our SHADOW?
  • How does PSYCHOLOGY apply to the work we do on our yoga mats?
  • Understanding PSYCHODYNAMICS in the yoga room and how to manage triggers.
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How to Set Boundaries for Healthy Relationships

Posted in Authenticity, Chakras, Communication, Core Work, Emotional Processing, Empowerment, Inner Power, Keepin' It Real, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self Development, Self-Confidence, Stress Relief, Truth, v-logs

Are you depleted, irritable or overwhelmed? It may be time to reset your boundaries.

Setting healthy boundaries is the foundation for having positive, fulfilling and uplifting relationships.

Many years ago, I “broke-up” with my best friend. I was devastated, sad and depressed. Like any other gut-wrenching heartbreak – it took me months to garner the courage to break up and … Read More

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Body Image • Self-Sabotage • Mentors • Mystery Schools

Posted in Archetypes, Authenticity, Chakras, Emotional Processing, Empowerment, Feminine Power, Inspiration, Jungian Psychology, Mythology, Priestess, Psychotherapy, Self Development, Truth, yoga, Yoga for Emotions

A Q+A drill-down with Malia Scott. We’re talking…

  • BODY IMAGE
  • SELF SABOTAGE
  • MYSTERY SCHOOLS
  • MENTOR MAGIC
  • SPINNING WHEELS
  • GETTING SKEWERED AS A YOGA TEACHER
  • SHADOWBOXING
  • AROMATHERAPY

The questions were potent + raw. I’m super grateful for the opportunity to share what inspires me and has moved me on my journey. Enjoy!

xoxo.
Ashley

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Recovery 2.0 – FREE Addiction + Recovery Online Conference

Posted in Addiction + Recovery, Chakras, Communication, Detox, Emotional Processing, Empowerment, Events, Inner Power, Positive Psychology, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self Development, Spirituality, Stress Relief, Truth, Yoga for Emotions, Yoga Psychology

Addiction affects each one of us. Whether it’s the “BIG 5″ (alcohol, drugs, sex, money, food) or more subtle addictions to coffee, sugar, work, codependency, perfectionism – we all struggle with compulsive behaviors and the desire to avoid, distract or anesthetize uncomfortable feelings.

This week, I interview my dear friend and soul brother, Tommy Rosen – founder of RECOVERY 2.0Read More

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How to Deepen Intimacy in Relationships

Posted in Authenticity, Communication, Emotional Processing, Keepin' It Real, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self Development, Self-Confidence, Sex, Stress Relief, Truth, v-logs, Yoga Psychology

Deep connections, quality relationships – the experience of feeling seen, heard and understood brings us the greatest joy in life. Here are 5 tips to deepen intimacy in any relationship – a friendship, family or love relationship.

1. Ask for Help (sooner than you want)

Our attachments and intimacy with others are bred through our vulnerabilities.

The meeting of our vulnerabilities is the Read More

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4 Steps to Forgive + Let Go

Posted in Authenticity, Chakras, Communication, Detox, Emotional Processing, Empowerment, Grief + Loss, Inner Power, Nervous System, Positive Psychology, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self Development, Self-Confidence, Spirituality, Stress Relief, Truth, v-logs, Yoga for Emotions, Yoga Psychology

For many of us, the emotions that hold the tightest grip on our hearts are disappointment, resentment, blame and anger. They place a stranglehold on our happiness and the only person who can release them is YOU!

Although forgiving someone (or ourselves) can happen in an instant, my experience is that it is usually a much more lengthy process requiring … Read More

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The Power of Time Off

Posted in Authenticity, Emotional Processing, Empowerment, Feminine Power, Grief + Loss, Inner Power, Inspiration, Jungian Psychology, Keepin' It Real, Meditation, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self Development, Self-Confidence, Spirituality, Stress Relief, Taoism, Truth, v-logs, videos, Yoga for Emotions, Yoga Psychology

Tears. Low tide. Empty. Ebbing. Quietude and space for the deeper waters to rise. The power of time off.

In September, heartache drew my life to a sublime halt.

“Stop. Do nothing. Slow down. Be. Feel. Cry. Breathe…Breathe in this pain.”, it beckoned.

Somedays the sadness was overwhelming. I would ask myself, “What must be done?” Do only that. … Read More

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52 Ways to Beat Depression Naturally | Interview w/ Nicole McCance

Posted in Aromatherapy, Communication, Emotional Processing, Grief + Loss, Inner Power, Inspiration, Positive Psychology, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self Development, Self-Confidence, Stress Relief, Truth, v-logs, yoga, Yoga for Emotions

This week, I am beyond thrilled to announce the release of 52 Ways to Beat Depression Naturally – a ground-breaking book by my dear friend, Toronto psychologist and relationship expert Nicole McCance.

As a mind-body psychotherapy intern and yoga teacher, I am so passionate about eliminating the shame often shrouding depression (and exacerbating it) by bringing this subject to … Read More

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Vishuddha Chakra: purification through communication

Posted in Authenticity, Chakras, Communication, Emotional Processing, Inner Power, Jungian Psychology, Mantras, Meditation, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self Development, Self-Confidence, Truth, Yoga Psychology

throatchakra

How well we communicate to the world and to ourselves is how we show our own self-expression, and creativity. Our throat is the center of our communication and this is where we take in sustenance and express ourselves. When the throat is closed off we have no way to reveal our feelings or our creativity. Ultimately we can end up … Read More

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Anahata Chakra

Posted in Chakras, Inspiration, Meditation, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self Development, Spirituality, yoga

Anahata Chakra

Love is something we are all searching for. Something we try to understand and we try to take control of. To feel true unconditional love for yourself and others creates lightness, simplicity, and softness. The process of understanding our relationship to love begins with ourselves. ‘To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance’ – Oscar Wilde.

The heart … Read More

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