When life is spun around by circumstances, benign or otherwise, how is it that some people flail, while others sail? Why do some of us wallow in that place where we’re so shocked and unhappy about an unexpected turn of events that we resist reality and find ourselves absorbed in bitterness or fear or hopelessness? Instead of accepting change with grace, we dig in our heels and suffer through each day of things not being what we think they should be. What’s the secret to accepting change gracefully?
This Rememberance Day, I invite you to reflect on peace and war. Whether it be in your daily meditation practice or when you honor the minute of silence for our troops. For many of us we live our lives day to day, taking for granted that we live in a peaceful country. We are not [...]
Many of us don’t even realize that we are being controlled by material items. In this article by Lisa Mitchell, she discusses Aparigraha (non- possessiveness), one of the yamas and she goes on to discuss indicators of how we are attached to material items and ways to be mindful of it. Yoga emphasizes a focus [...]