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Mind Yoga | Why and How to Bring Awareness to Your Thoughts

Mind Yoga

Photograph by William Randles

Bringing awareness to your thoughts allows you to identify unserving ones and replace them with thoughts that empower you

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Recently a friend asked me, “what is mind yoga?” I responded that it’s thinking deeply about something you just read, heard or saw. It’s realizing what we’re thinking about and making an effort to determine if that thought is serving us or not. It’s taking your thinking to the next level.

I started incorporating (physical) yoga into my workout about a

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