The Practice of Yoga: Video

The Practice of Yoga: Video

the practice of yoga
Photo by samuiblue.

Hey guys, in my previous post we learned about yogi professional Leah Cullis and the benefits that yoga provides. Below is a video I shot for a ‘Smartphone Video’ class that I took at Columbia College Chicago that presented a yoga class and it participants in all their vulnerabilities. It has truly inspired me not only to learn more about the craft of yoga but to practice it as well.
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Interview With Yoga Professional Leah Cullis

Interview With Yoga Professional Leah Cullis

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Photo by Stuart Miles

Now that the semester has come to an end, it’s time to find ways to de-stress and unwind. Yoga has always been a popular choice among many, as it is known as a physical, mental and spiritual practice that helps to achieve peace.
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DIY Fails: Why It Pays To Be Attentive

DIY Fails: Why It Pays To Be Attentive

DIY Fails

Ok guys, so we’ve covered just how dangerous some DIY projects can really turn out. If you don’t pay attention to the details, complete thorough research in advance and complete every step as listed then you run the risk of encountering some hurdles along the way. If the project requires you to use a tool you’ve never heard of, try to learn as much as you can from someone who is familiar with it.

Because it is so easy to get lost in all the excitement of starting a new project, I thought it would be a good idea to post a little safety reminder…with a twist. If you’re like me, then you probably have a dozen scenarios playing in your head…all the time…all at once. These DIY fails are not only funny but they serve as a great reminder to follow the steps and to pay close attention to the task at hand.
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Avocado Caprese Salad: Healthy Yet Flavorful

Avocado Caprese Salad: Healthy Yet Flavorful

Avocado Caprese Salad
Photo by Dorcy Castillo

What I like most about salads is the fact that they are so quick and easy to make. It takes no time to grab a bunch of your favorite fruits and vegetables, toss them around in a bowl, add a drizzle of salad dressing and you’re done. You can make them as simple or as fancy as you’d like.
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A Letter to Mom

A Letter to Mom

Mommy
Photo by Dorcy Castillo

Mother’s Day is slowly approaching and I’ve been thinking this is the perfect time to pen a letter to my mom. Last year, this time around Riley was only a couple months old and I had yet to realize just how different my life would be. I’ve only been a mom for a little over a year and already I’m starting to understand all the difficult decisions/choices my mom had to make as a parent.
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A Soothing DIY Milk Bath

A Soothing DIY Milk Bath

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Photo by winnond

After the week I had, I was desperate for some R&R. Besides a good night’s sleep, I needed something to take my mind away from everything that made me want to pull my hair out! Being mom to a one-year-old mixed with a hectic work schedule can get a little crazy, as you can imagine. While I love my little munchkin, mommy needed some quiet time. And what better way to achieve this than with a relaxing and soothing bath.
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Chicago Spring Events

Chicago Spring Events

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Image via WiseGeek

Ok guys, if you’re in Chicago then you’re probably as excited as I am that the sun is finally out and you can go outside without a ton of layers weighing you down. But now, we’re faced with another dilemma, getting out of the house and finding fun activities to enjoy. Well, I’m here to calm your anxiety just a bit. Below are a list of some fun events happening in or near Chicago in the upcoming weeks. I highly encourage you to try them out and tell me what you think. It’s always fun when you can get out, grab some friends and just have a good time, no matter what you decide to do.

For my friends outside of Chicago, use my list as an inspiration to get online and find some fun events in your area. Try something new like that restaurant you’ve been dying to go to, whatever it is, for God’s sake, just promise me that you’ll have some fun. Even if you suck at cooking, go to a cooking class, what’s the worst that could happen? Ok, I can conjure up about a million bad things that can happen, but who cares, have FUN!
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