Don’t “Forget the Self”

I came across this message when I was at the bookstore and I found it to be a false inspiration. “Forget the Self.” Sit with that. How does it make you feel? Hollow. Intangible. Uneasy. What would happen if you forget your Self? If you left it out of your daily routine? You would become…

Staying True To You.

When it comes to living in this high tech, fast moving, and ever changing work, it is important to stay true to who you are. We gain strength and confidence in staying grounded to our truest self. Like trees, we have roots that give us stability and lessons, a trunk that gives our body courage…

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,…

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…

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…

Mindful Body

You may have heard before the saying, “listen to your body” and wondered what does that really mean? Let’s be honest, a majority of us have a difficult time listening to others and even ourselves. We may have set New Year resolutions to be more mindful or open minded and yet we tend unaware of…

Self-Care Is Priority

When it comes to taking care of yourself you tend to find it as a “will get to” kind of task. I have started to experience that feeling of wanting to be in a million of places at once. Since I’ve moved to the city and started my career I have noticed that I tend…

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…

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…

The Time Barrier

In a day you sleep 8 hours, work 8 hours, leaving 8 hours (480 mins) for you. Time is one of our biggest barriers when it comes to taking time for ourselves, we claim “there aren’t enough hours in the day!” But what would happen if we changed our mindset to viewing time as a…