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Why are Life Coaches Important?

Why are Life Coaches Important?

I often hear people talk about how therapists, life coaches, or self improvement are for “those types of people.” And when I was younger, I used to think that I never wanted to be the “type” of person that needed another in order to help them heal. I wanted to be an island onto myself that never needed anyone or anything. Until I realized a very interesting fact. Did you know that as humans we cannot crack our own backs? It is physically impossible to crack our own backs without the help of another person. This is the moment I realized that my job was not to live alone but to live in community. And this meant allowing others to help me. This is one of the the things I hope to bring to Auston through my Life Coaching.

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2017-07-27T22:57:45+00:00

What is Guided Meditation?

Meditation is becoming a part of our social norms and social conversations. In a city such as Auston, meditation centers are popping up and even bus ads for Headspace (a meditation app) have become more prevalent. So what is meditation and what is the difference between guided and regular meditation?
I was interviewing a friend who has taught meditation for 30 years and we were remarking that mediation in its simplest form is simply lessening the stimulation that is coming into your body. Most times this is done by shutting your eyes. It really is that simple.
Guided meditation is listening to someone’s voice instead of meditating alone. Someone is guiding you with their voice, helping to remind you to take deep breaths,  and all you have to do is listen. Often you will fall into a peaceful rhythm.
Neither type of meditation is better than the other. Meditation has many different forms […]

2017-07-27T22:55:24+00:00

Why Austin is Spiritual

One place I have always wanted to visit in Auston is Barton Springs pool. I am a sucker for anything natural and water related. I don’t know if its the rejuvenation I feel when I dive into a pool, or the inherent refreshing feeling, or that there is always some healing associated with water especially when it occurs in natural pools. I will drive like 4 hours just to try out a new hot spring so this one seems like a no brainer.

I think part of what draws me to this Auston swimming hole is the idea that you could find healing in the middle of a city. Sometimes when I am wondering around a city and I am feeling over whelmed or temperamental I try and find a fountain just to be by flowing water. It always amazes me how much better I feel […]

2017-08-01T23:25:34+00:00