TAA096 Feeling Stuck

Feeling stuck www.thrivingafteraddiction.com/retreats Three spots left for the retreat! Stuck is Stagnant energy which equals pain. Notice the breath it’s probably shallow You get second thoughts, we get stuck in movement patterns, we get stuck in the repetition. We get stuck because at some point we took the mindfulness out of the pattern. The state can block us from learning …

TAA095 Loneliness

Loneliness I’ve been dealing with way less anxiety The anxiety was hiding something though Loneliness Deep pit of sadness I feel Incomplete  sometimes Unless I meditate Accept and allow I make it ok. I have been reaching out to friends more.  I’m still figuring out if this is good or a distraction.  Loneliness was the way I felt when I …

TAA093 How Meditation Changed My Brain

How Meditation changed my Brain Check out Erin’s Retreat: thrivingafteraddiction.com/retreats Enhanced Flexibility: From a scientific standpoint, I think the breathing healed my nervous system in a big way. From a spiritual perspective I believe I purged some major sankaras that had been weighing me down for years and causing much pain below the surface. I feel like my brain is …

TAA092B Erin’s Retreat on Anna Maria Island

Erin’s Retreat on Anna Maria Island! Retreats Join Erin from May 7th-10, May 10th-13th, or stay the whole week, May 7th-13th. This retreat includes group life coaching, Yamas and Niyamas studies, Yoga 2xs a day, a reiki level I certification, vibrational gong healing, an onsight private chef, lux accomodations, and more! Click the link or reach out to Erin@ErinCoach.com for …

TAA092 Vipassana Part 1

This Episode Erin talks about her experience at and after a 10 days silent vipassana retreat. We mediated 12 hours a day. We witness ourselves without trying to change anything. The practice involves accepting what is and allowing. My mantra through the difficult parts was to Accept and Allow. It was the hardest thing I have ever done. I sat …

TAA091 Releasing your past identity

I don’t know about you, but I definitely had an identity when I used to drink and take pills all the time. This is tough girl. I was indestructible. I used to run into mosh pits purposely to get hit in the face by big burly men. I remember my mother crying one morning seeing me and my disfigured face …

TAA090 Is your “I can’t” actually “I won’t”

Blame equals the loss of your freedom and it’s always a choice By taking accountability we take back our power Circumstances are neutral, it’s our judgements and opinions that make them good or bad Negativity comes from the smallest part of ourselves Greatness is a courage to overcome obstacles in the face of fear Always be open to questioning your …

TAA089 What bulimia taught me about addiction

What bulimia taught me about addiction Both are caused by unaddressed pain on the inside. You can’t stop eating and you use food as a coping mechanism. You purge from the guilt but also because it numbs you further. I used to combine bulimia with pills and alcohol to numb out as much as I could. You need to repair …

TAA088 Confidence, being willing to fail

The value of making mistakes is huge. It starts to erase our fear of everything that was holding us back in life. Everything from face planting in yoga, to stumbling in a relationship. If your momentum is moving forward you’ll be further along than if you just stay in indecisiveness Opening a business is hard work and there’s so much …

TAA087 How to reduce stress and it’s impact

http://www.thriveyogafit.com/yoga-teacher-training-retreat I am asked often How do I reduce Stress? Stress is caused by our belief systems making contact with our circumstances. Repressed and suppressed emotions. Seek an outlet and use the triggers as an excuse to release the tension. Then we have stress. Repressed emotion are hidden unconsciously
. Suppressed are done consciously
. For example, I can’t deal with this …