3 Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude

Why practice gratitude? I asked myself that question several years ago when my partner, Warren, and I assigned our Yoga Teacher Training students to keep a gratitude journal. I had recently read several well-researched books on the subject, so I decided to keep a journal myself to see if I could experience the benefits. I [...]

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Mindfulness Exercise: Brushing Your Teeth

There are many daily tasks that become routine and don’t require much thought. Although it’s easy to think about the past or what might happen in the future, it’s good to be fully present with whatever you are doing at the moment. This awareness—or mindfulness—has a range of benefits including stress reduction, clearer thinking, and [...]

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Take back your thoughts

You are always making a choice—even if it is to do nothing. There are days when this seems to be the very furthest thing from reality, where circumstances seem to be conspiring against you and you can’t see any alternatives. Days when it seems as if the best choice for the day is to go [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Take back your thoughts

Pause: How to Bring Yourself into the Present Moment

Ever wonder about that voice in your head? The constant chatter of thoughts registering in your brain and piling up? Have you taken a moment to listen to what all the talk is about? Just sitting still for a few minutes will reveal some startling information . . . First, you will notice that much [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pause: How to Bring Yourself into the Present Moment

We are not meant to sit all day.

Many of us have no choice but to spend much of our day sitting, whether we are at our desk, in a car, or reading or watching something on one of our devices. It may seem harmless, and in many cases a necessity, however, within 30 minutes of sitting, your body begins to shut down [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We are not meant to sit all day.

Secondhand Stress

You’ve known about the dangers of secondhand smoke for years; if you’re in a smoky room, you might as well be smoking yourself, since you’re inhaling the same toxic fumes as the smokers around you. But did you know that secondhand stress works the same way? Being around people who are stressed out can affect [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Secondhand Stress

Start Small With This One-Minute Mindfulness Exercise

Your breath is one of the easiest and most effective tools you have to bring yourself into the present moment. By controlling your breath, you can send your body the signals it needs to relax and reset. Most of the time our breathing is shallow and may feel like it is at the top of [...]

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Welcome to our new website!

We are proud to announce the revamp of the Sersano website! After eight years in business, we thought it was time for a little “spring cleaning” to refresh our look. We think the new website is easier to navigate, more visually appealing, and will ultimately have more resources. Another exciting addition is this blog. Our [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welcome to our new website!