Mindfulness in Real Life

Mindfulness in Real Life

"Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries." ~Dalai Lama
Hello Onikas community, Jonnyka here. As I prepare for our first mindfulness event at Solid Gold this weekend, I've been struck by several realizations. The first being it is wonderful to have my previous world and area of study (mind/body medicine and clinical psychology) merge with our Onikas brand. The second is that a mindful practice is no longer a luxury or an "add-on" to life activities, it is now a necessity. Here's a little more background on these realizations...
Heart Roars

Heart Roars

Bryonie Wise & the limits of our practice

(an ode to an Instagram friendship)


“I accept the love

I think I deserve,

in every part of my life-

&, it all starts here.

(Points to heart beating in chest)

-Bryonie Wise



I first discovered the work of Toronto based yogi Bryonie Wise from an Elephant Journal article a while back. Her words rang so true that I started following her on IG (you should too - @heart_roars) and immediately started grooving on her images as well as the poignancy of her words.