In order to navigate all of the chaos in the world, having a practice is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. In yoga, prana is more than just the basic life-force, but it’s also the original creative power. Today’s guest puts that power into motion in every aspect of her life.
Today’s guest, Brenda Kwon is a yoga teacher, professor, writer, and activist in Honolulu. In this conversation, Brenda shares her journey with writing and activism, and the ways yoga and energy work have helped her navigate depression.
This episode is full of wisdom on spiritual practice, dealing with mental illness, as well as ways to explore social activism without burnout.
Brenda’s first exposure to yoga and what guided her to it How yoga and energy work have helped Brenda’s depression journey Finding ways to have self-compassion and re-align yourself Brenda’s experience with social activism and how she practices it now Why we have to let go of expectations for results in order to make a change How Brenda teaches social activism What inspired Brenda to become a writer Brenda’s writing process What is yoga nidra and how does it help Brenda shares her experience struggling with mental illness
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