TEN COMMANDMENTS OF YOGA

Within these “Ten Commandments of Yoga”, there is no right or wrong, no heaven or hell… simply a path to states of happiness and away from suffering and difficulty. the yamas, or RESTRAINTS recommended actions to avoid. ahimsa: nonharming satya: truthfulness asteya: nonstealing brahmacharya: energy moderation aparigraha: nongrasping the niyamas,  OBSERVANCES recommendations to strive for. […]

Break the “GoodJob!” Reflex!

“”What to Do Instead of Saying “Good Job!” from codenamemama’s blog: http://m.blogher.com/7-alternatives-telling-your-child-good-job  But even when we know the consequences of mindless praise, it’s easy to fall back on “good job!” when we’re not sure what else to say. We want to express something – pleasure, happiness, pride – but we’re not sure how. Here are […]

‘Y-O-G-A’ is more than poses and deep breathing! Ommmm

You are familiar with the postures (asanas) of yoga, such as downward dog and the forward fold. In your average ‘yoga’ class it is likely you also learned the importance of (pranayama) or focused and controlled breathing and meditation or (dhyana) of ashtanga however, the term yoga has been watered down by America’s instant gratification […]

Kale Chip Recipe (from yogajournal magazine)

1 bunch of kale, washed and stemmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic or red win vinegar 1 TEASPOON miso sea salt, to taste Chop the kale into 3 inch peices In a large bowl, mix oil, vinegar and miso. Toss the kale with the dressing until leaves are evenly coated. Line baking sheet […]

From “The Seven Spirtual Laws of Success” by Depak Chopra Thursday: The Law of Intention and Desire “Inherent in every intention and desire is the mechanics for its fulfillment . . . intention and desire in the field of pure potentiality have infinite organizing power. And when we introduce an intention in the fertile ground of […]

Nirvana

I wish to swim in the ocean of my dreams _ to soar above the mountains of my regrets _ to drink the chemicals of my youth _ and to walk the path back to my innocence… But more than that _ I’d like to be _ Within the flow_ For all Eternity _ ~lunamariem

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