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My New Year Wishes For the Yoga World

Forgiveness:  Jack Kornfield can say it better than me. "Like the practice of compassion, forgiveness does not ignore the truth of our suffering.  Forgiveness is not weak. It demands courage and integrity. Yet…
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The Gift of Not Fitting In

Not fitting in makes you question life and it wakes you up. Usually, it is not until we see or experience something outside of the norm that we question normalcy…
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A Yoga Practice to Wake Up To

In order for our practice to work, it has to be stronger then our negative ideations.  If not, Self Hate will say, "is that all you got?" Addiction will say,…
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Ashtanga Community or Your Community?

Your circle of friends and acquaintances does not represent the whole human race. A few weeks ago, my daughter talked about how she doesn't understand how McDonald's is still in…
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Social Media and the Freedom to NOT Hear Your Speech

I often see people angry on social media because someone deleted a comment off their page.  Usually, the person, whose comment got deleted, moves the comment to another page and…
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Discipline and Punishment

"Without practicing discipline, one cannot gather his scattered energy, and all his goals will remain dreams that never materialize. Discipline is not a punishment but a part of growth, without…
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