The Weight of Silence

Why have I been silent all of these years? A quiet, sterile surface, afraid of not having answers, afraid of my own ignorance and privilege, afraid of ruffling feathers. I

A Movement Begins With A Single Step

When I took my two young sons with me to the Women’s March, I wasn’t fully sure what to expect, or how to explain to them why it was important

The Magic of New Beginnings

2016 was certainly a year of new beginnings for Shyft.  And as I look back over the year, I realize that, in fact, new beginnings is exactly what Shyft stands

To Breathe or Not to Breathe…

Time to take a minute to breathe. Exhale. Now breathe again. Today you’ve breathed for five minutes, taken 35 breaths, with an average heart rate of 66 BPM. Congratulations! Breathe again? That’s

The Next Step

Watching Literal Shyft grow over the past several months has been nothing but pure joy.  Since we launched in May, we have steadily added a host of brilliant and generous

Learning From A Legend: Reflections On Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali began his training in 1954, at the tender age of 12, and retired in December of 1981.  He stood up to many more challenges outside the ring than

Editor’s Column

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Literal Shyft: Conscious Words For Conscious Living. We are so glad you are here! For those of you who don’t know, Shyft is

  • Sometimes the small things really are the big things. 😱 Read one mother's journey towards what truly matters. 👩‍👧👩‍👦 Link in bio! 👆#parenting #shyft
  • First I do the meditation, then I drink the coffee! 🙏🏼☕️@kitcoffee so good I could swim in it! What's your morning shyft lately? #shyft
  • Individually and collectively, it's time to wake up. 💤🙋🏽 Read to learn why and how. Link in bio. 👆 #wakeup
  • At the center of our Shyftology is this simple but life-changing mindset, and it all starts with noticing. 1. Notice when you're on autopilot. 2. ask yourself if your actions are aligned with your core values. 3. If the answer is anything other than "hell yes!!", consider the tiniest shyft you can make to feel like you're in the drivers seat and  aligned with your truest of intention. #noticealignshyft all day, err day! ✌🏼#mindfulmonday #wellness #shyft
  • Nothing turns us on more than a mindful conversation, because it's where the real shyft happens. In mindfulness meditation the object of our meditation is our breath, in mindful conversation the object of our focus is another person. Together you bloom. #mindfulness #meditation #shyft
  • When does practice NOT make perfect? 🤷🏽‍♀️ Learn about the fine art of making mistakes. Link in bio. 👆
  • Kindness always stands out. ❤💜 Check out our bio for a heartwarming story that proves it. 💕👆#ThingsWeLove
  • Thankfully, being thankful is one of the quickest ways to rewire our brains. 🙏🙏 Read our latest article to learn the hows and whys of a daily gratitude practice. Link in bio. 👆