What’s new on my yoga bookshelf

It's been quite a long time since I last posted about the yoga-related books I've been reading. There's no doubt that my reading habits have certainly shifted the last few years. I used to always have a book on its way…

Mixed Up About Mindfulness and Meditation? Here’s your simple guide to blissful living…

It's difficult to pick up a magazine or scroll through our social media feeds without seeing a mention of either mindfulness or meditation. Sometimes it can be confusing, as the terms seem to be interchangeable. Here is a simple explanation…

Meditate to Reset and Relax

A photo posted by Brian (@dailycupofyoga) on Jun 13, 2015 at 5:18am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js There is a growing meditation movement happening around the world. Meditation is mainstream and no longer on the fringe. Hip-hop moguls are writing books about it,…

Bliss is Not an Attitude

For me the reality of bliss within is not just a nice, fanciful New Age idea. It is not a mood, or an attitude of happiness. Bliss is a way of being in the world, and can be established as…

5 Ways Yoga Helps

Yoga means union. In a world that bombards us with clichés regarding a mind, body & spirit connection, this is very important. But in real people terms, what is the connection between the poses (asanas), breathing (pranayama), philosophy, and Western…

5 Simple Tips for Becoming a Master of Meditation

Want to take on meditation? Here’s 5 tips to help: Sit.  Learning to sit can be a challenge. Do some light stretches before sitting down and then start off with just 5 minutes of sitting–see how it feels. Remember there are many…