Minimizing On and Off the Mat

I recently moved into a granny flat close to the yoga studio where I teach. Although the circumstances for my sudden move were complicated, it was the simplest house-hunting experience of my adult life. I found the ad in the…

Fall in love with less for stress-free living

Stop buying unnecessary things. Toss half your stuff, learn contentedness. Reduce half again. List 4 essential things in your life, stop doing non-essential things. Do these essentials first each day, clear distractions focus on each moment. Let go of attachment to…

Time to Simplify and De-Junkify!

Yoga for Dummies, p. 277 Yoga encourages you to cultivate the virtue of greedlessness in all matters.  The Sanskrit word for this is aparigraha, whcih means literally "not grasping all round."  The yoga practitioner who is well-trained in the art…