The Secret Sauce to Accomplishing Goals

Compassion gives us strength when we need it. It allows us to sit in the fire and endure the discomfort, because we know we have our back.  It is that gentle strength that hums below the surface and allows us to look inside of ourselves without judgment, but rather with understanding and patience. We have to be in a relationship …

IJ008 Santosha: Contentment, Happiness and Satisfaction

Santosha: Contentment, Happiness and Satisfaction Casey and Erin talk about contentment. Erin starts by talking about her experience on a silent retreat with a Buddhist nun. The experience allowed a lot of time to appreciate life without all of the distractions and stimulations of technology, future aspirations, or anything outside of ourselves. Purposely creating gratitude in our lives is another …

Holding the Space

I always feel amazing after a coaching session. I feel it’s a privelege to sit with different people and hold the space as they work out their problems. A lot of people think I will make their problems go away when they come see me. Even if I could, why would I do that? You see, each challenge life brings …

IJ007 Saucha, Purity, Cleansing, Detoxing

Saucha, Purity, Cleansing, Detoxing As we purify ourselves physically and mentally, we become less cluttered and heavy; purification brings about a brightness and clarity to our essence. Erin shares the story of what brought her to the yoga mat. It was not seeking anything about enlightenment, it was to lose 5 pounds. As she kept coming back, she started letting …

IJ005 Special Guest Suyin Nichols, Author of “Love Yourself Lighter,” on Brahmacharya: Non-Excess Overeating, Overindulgence and a Balanced Life.

Suyin Nichols, “Love Yourself Lighter,” on Brahmacharya: Non-Excess Overeating, Overindulgence and a Balanced Life Suyin Nichols author of “Love Yourself Lighter: How to End Your Weight Struggle by Changing the Way You Think,” is our special guest to discuss non-excess and how to love ourselves as we change our habits. We discuss the value of treating everything as if it …

Lose the Emotional Weight

Have you ever woken up in the morning and noticed you felt heavy? I don’t mean that extra serving of ice-cream or a second plate of mashed potatoes. I mean, when you feel like your body is heavy from shame, guilt, self deprecating thoughts, and so forth. If you’re not sure what that feels like, let me describe it a …

IJ004 Special Guest Eleni Sokos on Self Growth and Discovery

Eleni Sokos on Self Growth and Discovery In this episode Casey and Erin discuss Asteya, non-stealing from the book, The Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele. When we are engaged in the joy and challenge of building ourselves, we automatically serve the world rather than steal from it. We have special guest Eleni Sokos, local leader in the community and …

IJ003 The Yamas and Niyamas: Satya

The Yamas and Niyamas: Satya In this episode Casey and Erin discuss the second Yama, Satya: Truthfulness with special guest and energy worker, Reverend Jayme Westrom. Jayme talks about how to remove emotional blockages from our energy fields and how these blocks can affect our relationships and how we carry ourselves in the world. These energies are stored as frequencies …