Of course life has its ups and downs but I, like everyone else, am always trying to navigate it so I can be on the upside. It’s natural to desire happiness forever and ever. The only problem is it isn’t reality. And measuring life like that doesn’t quite work either. After all, if a well-lived life […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Recently I read a quote in class that impressed so many of the students, I was a little taken aback by it. It was one by Deepak Chopra: “Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask yourself if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
No matter how committed we are to practicing yoga or writing on a daily basis, there will be times when we get distracted and fall out of sync. It’s hard not to get discouraged in those moments, to fall into the blame game, to think “I’m so lazy” or “this is too hard” or even […]Continue Reading... 9 Comments.
I just came across this article entitled “Self-compassion may matter more than self-esteem” which discusses how “self-compassion may be the most important life skill, imparting resilience, courage, energy and creativity.” I love how the article defines self-compassion as mindfulness, common humanity and kindness. To me, these words are the essence of yoga. Not only that, […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.