An interview with Hayley

What is your personal mantra? “I trust completely in myself and the Universe”.  That’s what it’s been for the last few months anyway. I find this strikes a wonderful balance between affirming faith in myself and faith in what’s beyond me. It reminds me that I’m capable of amazing things, while at the same time…

Depression is a Part of Me

Our mind is a powerful. It has the ability to shift our perspective and cultivate endless thoughts. It has the power to change our mood within seconds and make us feel things we cant explain. Our mental health is what influences our choices and reactions to moments. We all have experienced forms of depression, anxiety, self-doubt,…

The Selfish Day

I connected with the mantra “I Embrace” over the weekend. On Sunday I took the time to savor a selfish day. Brandon left to do some studying at school and I had the day to myself. I started off eating breakfast while watching the British Baking Show, a cup of tea and pita bread with…

Tea & Yoga Please.

I came across this quote on Facebook, @yogabycandace posted it and I decided to share it with you. This quote resonated with the EcoFitYogi philosophy to live a life of love.  We all have those days where we don’t feel like working out and the guilt starts to set within us. We start to worry about our bodies…

An Interview with Kelsey J Patel

  I’m working hard each day to grow EcoFitYogi, I aim to create a company out of my passion. I reached out to one of my spiritual role models, Kelsey J Patel. She agreed to this interview with such kindness and support. I hope you find light and comfort while reading this interview. Kelsey is a spiritual…

An Interview with Sheryle

Instagram Follow: @i_am_sheryle What is your personal mantra? Surrender.  I whisper it to myself in all my moments of resistance from the insignificant ones like traffic and the chaotic moments of Motherhood, to the big ones, like my divorce.  In Sanskrit, Ishvara Pranidhana means surrender to the divine and so in my moments of turmoil,…

Inspired by Tara

Tara came into my life at a time when I could barely look at myself in the mirror. I was didn’t feel secure in the life path I chose for myself, I just switched majors from writing to marketing. I was finding it nerve racking trying to focus in on what I wanted to do…

Interview with Meggan

What is your personal mantra? I am. Breath In. Breath out.   I am. You are teaching a masterclass at the SoulLove Fest Sat., Sept 17, how did that opportunity come to you?    What a blessing!  Shine, my home studio in Batavia, IL is a sponsor of SoulLove Fest.  I am humbled to represent…

Beyond The Mat

Yoga is one of the greatest tools to be utilized when it comes to finding balance within and outside of the self. Yoga creates a dialogue between the mind and body, it creates this sense of patience towards our emotions. There a foundation of strength in yoga that allows the self to ebb and flow…

A Meditation Practice

I recently just started a meditation practice and I’m finding that it really does work. I don’t chant or even hold mudras, I just sit with my palms up and try my best not to think about food or sleep. I take the time in the morning to sit in lotus pose, close my eyes,…

You’re Stronger

Whenever we are going through hard times we are always told “it will get better” and “it will get easier.” We create this mindset that we have no control over our emotions and that we must “ride it out.” What if when you were going through depression, anxiety, an eating disorder, suicidal thoughts, or struggle of…

Forest of Glass & Metal

I recently moved to the city of Chicago and it has been a “landscape shock” for me. I am surrounded by the bustle of traffic, crowds of people, and towering buildings. I am no longer surrounded by forests, flourishing gardens, and the vibrant sound of birds. I went from living in a small town of…