Tag: Alison Murry

10 Tips On Better Parenting

By Alison Murry, Isha Foundation


In the excerpt below, world-renowned yogi, Sadhguru, offers insights on healthier approaches to parenting for both parent and child. Sadhguru is the founder of the Isha Institute of Inner-sciences, a destination for classical yoga and meditation retreats in McMinnville, TN.

“Parenting involves a certain amount of discretion. There is no one standard rule for all children. Different children may need different levels of attention, expressions of love, and toughness. Suppose I was standing in a coconut garden and you asked me, ‘How much water per plant?’ I would say, ‘At least 50 liters per plant.’ When you go home, if you give 50 liters to your rose plant, it will die. You must see what kind of plant you have in your house and what it needs. Read more →

An Atmosphere For Blossoming A Child’s Intellect

By Alison Murry, Isha Foundation


Raising children can be extremely challenging, but it also can be the most highly rewarding and fulfilling experiences in your life. If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve experienced both the frustration of trying to figure out the “right” way to raise your children and the joy that comes from watching them grow.

The way we raise our children sets the foundation for the rest of their lives. It helps mold and shape them and unleashes their potential for later on in life. Like every child, every parent is different and has a different parenting style. While there aren’t any hard-and-fast rules for raising children, there are qualities in parents that many studies have found essential to nurture happy, healthy children who grow up with the capability to take on the challenges of their lives with self-assurance and ease. Read more →

An Unexpected Treasure In Tennessee’s Upper Cumberland

By Alison Murry, Isha Foundation

Untitled-6The Isha Institute of Inner-sciences is a breathtaking mountain retreat providing stress relief, rejuvenation and outdoor recreation situated on Tennessee’s spectacular Cumberland Plateau, a scenic two hour drive from Knoxville.  The Insitute is a world-class yoga center offering classical yoga and meditation classes from beginner to advanced levels for both adults and children. Guests journey from around the globe to visit this unique destination to relax, reflect, and reconnect with nature in this tranquil oasis nestled in Tennessee’s spectacular Upper Cumberland. Read more →