Catch-22

Most days, I go until my body tells me to stop.  Usually that command comes around 11, though there are some nights (like tonight, apparently), where I have to keep track of the clock because really, I should have been asleep an hour ago. My therapist has suggested that I …

Santosa

Santosa…its an alternative way to move through the world. It is a shift of focus. Instead of seeking contentment from the outside in, we find contentment from the inside out. The paradigm shift comes when we view all events as opportunities to grow, to encounter our own magnificence. When we …

Sauca

Wherever you find yourself on the sauca continuum, sauca remains two things. First, it is a leap of faith, because we are …

The Yamas

Living the yamas is at once an awesome challenge and a simple task.  At their core is personal responsibility.  We are faced …

Freedom from our own ideas

Aparigraha invites us to walk away from yesterday’s outdated beliefs… We can begin to trust in our perceptions of the truth in …

Fourth time’s the charm

After two incorrect colors and one defective unit, plus a brief flirtation with a Fitbit Flex, I finally have a functional topaz …

Vigor, valor, knowledge and energy

Practicing brahmacarya is quite simple, and the results are immediate. The Yoga Sutras tell us that valor, vigor, knowledge and energy will …

Learn by going

I’ve been meaning for a few days to pull this quote out and muse a bit more on it. The truth is, …

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