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Art of Attention

Art of Attention: The Frequency of Home

Elena Brower | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

The frequency of home is mostly about simple listening, love and respect, and it's a repeated choice. Practice landing and situating yourself in that frequency; your body will thank you.

Your Highest Self Is Calling

Elena Brower | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

This choice I'm making, I know I know better. This thought I'm creating seems a trap, a net. This action I'm taking should be way higher, and I can'...

Human Being or Human Doing: You Get to Choose!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Three times a week now, as I fumble with the third sequence in my tai chi class, I have the opportunity to witness a room full of individuals practice the full sequence. And every time, I am struck by how beautiful the long sequence is, and how much I want to be in that group.

Misconduct In The Yoga World

Elena Brower | Posted 04.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

I love the methodology of Anusara yoga. Even though I resigned my certification those months ago as a means of separating from the aspects for which I don't stand, now I stand for forgiveness.

The One Minute Meditation

Elena Brower | Posted 09.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Even though we read and compute first with our minds, play with this for a few seconds: Close your eyes and feel the resonance in your heart as equal to the resonance in your mind.

The Currency Of Attention

Jeff Gitterman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Gitterman

What we choose to put our attention on is where we direct our energy in all its forms -- including our time, creativity and, of course, our money. More simply put, where attention goes, energy flows.

Be A Servant To Your Best Self, Not A Slave To Your Worst

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Would you rather be an unconscious slave to every thought, circumstance and negativity, or a conscious servant to the highest, to your heart?

Art of Attention: From Complaint to Gratitude

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Gratitude seems the most effective, healing state I've found in ten years of studious seeking. In a situation where we find ourselves complaining, the healing reaches into our hearts and everyone nearby.

Art Of Attention: Is Yoga Really Useful?

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Instead of trying to get something from your practice, use your yoga or your meditation to practice expressing how you see and value yourself.

Art of Attention: Practice Yoga? Teach Yoga? Think About Yoga? Read This.

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Form and Function within yoga. Together, they are a complete practice. One without the other is a downright limiting of our potential -- and an incomplete class experience.

Art of Attention: Apology as Your Art, and The Way to Your Heart

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

The take-home here a concept I've been studying for almost ten years. We have three centers in our bodies. When the activity of these three centers is balanced, we are living in our hearts.

Art of Attention: How Has Yoga Influenced You?

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

When we're attentive, our interior environment resonates as easeful exterior experiences.

Art of Attention: Can Toxic Encounters Be Nourishing?

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

When we hold resentment and hostility, our heart rhythm shifts the actual shape of the heart muscle. The most efficient thing you can do is simply breathe.

Art of Attention: Five Keys to Emotional Consistency

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

This is not about purification, nor is it about denial. This is about using your attention, your only real tool, to cultivate your most essential capacity for inner consistency.

Art of Attention: Your Invitation

Elena Brower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elena Brower

The Art of Attention offers authenticity, humor, references to the darkness and the consequent opportunities for observation, transformation and editing; refinement.