AHY042: Erin is Interviewed for Life After Pain

We’re changing things up a bit this week. On this episode of the Awakened Heart Yoga podcast, Erin (me) is interviewed by Naomi Kuttner of Life After Pain, a website dedicated to helping folks not only manage chronic pain, but also regain and improve quality of life. In this episode, you will learn about… 1) […]

Are You Tough?

This post begins with an embarrassing admission. Over the last month, I have managed to watch exactly 108 episodes of the Amazing Race. I have a lot to say about this, but today, we focus on one thing… What does it mean to be tough? In my 107th episode, a woman with a severely sprained […]

AHY041: Radical Acceptance of What Is

How do we learn to sit with discomfort, to be present with whatever is arising physically, mentally or emotionally? And why is this important? How does this help us? In this episode of the Awakened Heart Yoga Podcast, yoga teacher and psychotherapist, Livia Cohen-Shapiro shares her insights on… 1) Radical Acceptance 2) Emotional Regulation 3) […]

The Two Most Useful Reminders

This morning I was in my car for an hour and 20 minutes and I ended up going nowhere. Traffic was so bad that I had to reschedule my client. After attempting to reroute myself to yoga class and discovering that that was not going to work either, I turned around and drove home. Why […]