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Yoga Wisdom + Inspiration
Intention, called 'Sankalpa' in Sanskrit, is an ancient yogic practice that is more akin to prayer and surrender and less like making a resolution or goal setting.  Rather than setting a relative goal like 'losing 10 pounds', look beneath the desire to lose weight to find what your heart is actually seeking, which is usually something deeper and more universal - perhaps the desire 'to feel healthy, happy and free'....
December 22, 2015
Wow incredible! Most people can't ever learn to do what these amazing kids can do - dance, jump, cycle, climb with fearlessness and skill. I feel so inspired - Mom do you still have my skateboard?
December 20, 2015
Grateful for the Balance Divine Sleep Offers Me RJ Lisander I was 38 and worried sick that Monday afternoon. The previous Friday, my husband of twelve years had texted to inform me he that he was canceling the three-day weekend that we had been planning. Instead, he was going to travel by himself to an undisclosed location for an indeterminate period of time. Then, I heard nothing more from him....
December 20, 2015
Living in the Present Moment There were times when I could not afford to sacrifice the bloom of the present moment to any work, whether of head or hands. Sometimes, in a summer morning, having taken my accustomed bath, I sat in my sunny doorway from sunrise till noon, rapt in reverie, amidst the pines and hickories and sumachs, in undisturbed solitude and stillness, while the birds sang around. I...