Posts Tagged "Yoga"


When I first started practicing yoga a few years ago, my mind was very busy and analytical during practice. I think that’s pretty normal! There’s a lot to pay attention to. Looking back, I know I was actually pretty tough on myself. But there was something there- a seed that kept me coming back to my mat, kept me practicing. Over time, things evolved. My practice shifted, and I started to be more myself on the mat. With...

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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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Planting Seeds

Planting Seeds


Posted By on Jan 6, 2017

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you sow. Robert Louis Stevenson   What if we changed our perspective a bit and thought of ourselves as gardeners? Gardeners planting seeds. Through our words and actions we can plant seeds for the kind of world we want to live in.  Leading with our hearts, being generous and compassionate.   Lifting up others.   Giving without calculating how much our...

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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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