A legacy is the unique contribution that remains after we exit this world – something that speaks of our lives. Typically, we think of the possessions people leave their family when we think of this word – it is actually much broader than that. It also refers to the effect a person has had […]
Discovering natural body nutrition by Caroline Goyer I love my body and my life. I want to respect my life and reward my body with the healthiest nutrients. In our society, this could be very challenging. And when you try to read the labels, it could be a headache. I spend so much time […]
A Lesson from Carlos Santana Compiled by Bhaskar Goswami A healthy state of mind implies keeping one’s mind free from sadness, dejection, worry, and tension and negative sentiments such as anger, hate, greed, and pride. It also implies eliminating these negative impulses and replacing them with constructive ones. In yoga, there is a useful […]
Bye, Rosanne Seasons change. As sure as summer eases its way into autumn with the first of the colorful leaves to make their appearance, Nature Grows, Falls, Heals, and Grows again. And if you didn’t take a moment to look up and see it, you might step upon the first fallen leaf… perhaps just noticing […]
There is a lot to be said for developing our threshold for handling uncertainty. Life is uncertain, and the only certainty is change, constant change. We might as well embrace this.
Having taken this insight to heart, I actually often found myself actively looking for uncertainty, just to see what would happen next. I used to plan as little as possible just to find out how the day, week, month, year, life would unfold. Then suddenly, real uncertainty arrived.
When we begin to cultivate a sense of gratitude in the practice of yoga, it is often during savasana… or when gently rocking to massage the spine… or some other pleasurable part of the asanas. And that practice of gratitude can be carried away from the mat into other aspects of our lives.