Building Resilience, Powering Performance

Wisdom of the body

One of my yoga teachers would ask me to close my eyes while doing a posture. When I reached what seemed to me, my limit of that posture, he would ask me to breathe into the resistance I felt. And sure enough, I could go a bit deeper into the posture after that. He...

Pattern of serenity

Of all the positive emotions, I treasure serenity the most. When I am serene, my cup of life seems full and I do not want to stop drinking from it. I do not think any definition does justice to this emotion. Here are a few things that make me serene –...

Mind your head

Recently, I had recommended taking 5 deep breaths 3 times a day, to a coaching client. In the following session, I asked him if he had practiced it. He got excited and said, “Yes, it gives me a lot of relief! I have been doing it many times a day.” He could not...

Meditation

How to manage stress is a common conversation in these times of uncertainty, isolation, and fear caused by COVID 19. Everyone has their mechanism to deal with stress The practices, that I find helpful are – YogaDoing what is in my control, e.g., following the advice...