Posts Tagged "niyamas"

Our biggest obstacles can often come from a surprising source: ourselves! How often have I heard myself say “I can’t” or “That’s not me.”  These reactions are just stories I have made up over time. After a few years of regular yoga practice I am finding my stories are shifting, changing, and I am opening up to a lot of things I never thought possible.   One of the really important parts of yoga is svadhyaya – self study...

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Loosen Your Grip – Aparigraha

Posted By on Dec 22, 2016

Are you holding on too tight? The seeds of much of our discontent come from our ego-minds trying to control that which we have absolutely no control over.   As we continually struggle with that disconnect between how we perceive reality should be, and how it actually is, we cause our own suffering. Life is 10% what you make it, and 90% how you take it.  Irving Berlin What is the antidote to this suffering?   Gratitude.   The simple...

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