9 comments on “5 Ways for Urban Yogis to Live Their Yoga”

5 Ways for Urban Yogis to Live Their Yoga

AHIMSA - Yoga Sutra Chapter 2 Verse 35 is one of the five Yamas, which are guidelines for how we can live in harmony with others. A traditional translation of Ahimsa means, “Do not kill or harm other people.” I’ve outlined here…

3 comments on “3 Reasons to be Kind”

3 Reasons to be Kind

When giving a lecture near the end of his life, author Aldous Huxley said, “People often ask me what is the most effective technique for transforming their life. It is a little embarrassing that after years and years of research…

7 comments on “What We Have is Enough–Moving Beyond Mental Scarcity”

What We Have is Enough–Moving Beyond Mental Scarcity

I often meditate on trusting that I will have enough.  Enough of what?  Well, enough courage, enough inner strength, enough wisdom, enough energy, enough love, enough happiness, enough peace, and yes, enough money.  When life becomes intense, the prism of mental scarcity often…

5 comments on “5 Ways Yoga Helps”

5 Ways Yoga Helps

Yoga means union. In a world that bombards us with clichés regarding a mind, body & spirit connection, this is very important. But in real people terms, what is the connection between the poses (asanas), breathing (pranayama), philosophy, and Western…

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10 Benefits of Gratitude

Rick Foster and Greg Hicks set out on a three-year journey to study extremely happy people. In their book How We Choose to Be Happy, they found that there are nine choices happy people make. One of those nine is to practice Appreciation.…

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How Yoga Teaches Generosity

If you have a candle, the light won’t glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine. ~ Steven Tyler Yoga has changed my view of generosity. I have learned to give without expectation and to always remain mindful of…