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Posts by Melody Lima

Savory Lentils

    These Savory Lentils will soothe your soul on a chilly day. This recipe is packed with fresh veggies, protein, crunchy pecans and a yummy spice mixture.  You can serve it warm or cold, and travels well. Enjoy.       Salad Ingredients 1 1b dry green lentils, cooked as directed 1/4 cup finely…

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Meet the Niyamas

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, we are given the 8 Limbs of Yoga as a guide and a philosophy to our yoga practice. The second limb is called the Niyamas or personal observances, rules or laws. The Niyamas take us into a deeper level of exploration of ourselves. Let’s take a closer look. Saucha – Purity,…

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Meet the Yamas

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, we are given the 8 Limbs of Yoga as a guide and a philosophy to our yoga practice. The first limb is called the Yamas or restraints, universal morality or the 5 wise characteristics. Let’s take a closer look. Ahimsa – Non-Violence, Peace, Love, Compassion Satya – Truth Asteya – Non-Stealing…

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Meditation: Techniques and Alternative Practices

We live in an overscheduled, extra busy, stressed out world. Everyone wants and needs to relax, calm down and find some peace. For Everyone wants and needs to relax, calm down and find some peace. For some it is a life-style choice and for others it is a health issue. Meditation can be a beneficial…

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3 Meditations for Beginners

Meditation is a quiet focused moment of the mind. It is taking the time to observe the thoughts whirling around in your head. A simple, honest acknowledgment of all our stuff; the good, the bad and the ugly. It is not about emptying your mind or stilling the waters of consciousness. We experience super busy…

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