Buddhist's Delight -- or what I am trying to do →
…U.C.L.A. is collecting data in the new field of “mindfulness-based cognitive therapy” that shows a positive correlation between the therapy and what a center co-director, Dr. Daniel Siegel, calls mindsight. He writes of developing an ability to focus on our internal world that “we can use to re-sculpt our neural pathways, stimulating the growth of areas that are crucial to mental health.”
If you meet someone whose soul is not aligned with yours, send them love and...– Wayne W. Dyer (via simply-quotes)
Yoga Journal - Yoga Asana Columns - What Science... →
The Truthier Truth About Yoga Teachers. →
How to care for introverts in 12 easy steps →
Why we need to teach mindfulness in a digital age →
“While many people say multitasking makes them more productive, research shows otherwise. Heavy multitaskers actually have more trouble focusing and shutting out irrelevant information, scientists say, and they experience more stress … And scientists are discovering that even after the multitasking ends, fractured thinking and lack of focus persist. In other words, this is also your...
Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the...– Thich Nhat Hanh (via lazyyogi)
Pratyahara: Withdrawing the senses and truly... →
Well: A Vegetarian Burger Bash →
Yum: 5 ways to make burgers without the meat.
When you consider yourself valuable you will take care of yourself in all ways...– ~ M. Scott Peck (via fitvillains)
To dwell in the here and now does not mean you never think about the past or...– Thich Nhat Hanh (via 2012happiness)
Yoga Journal - What Is Love? →
I really needed to read this today. Thank you Sally Kempton.
Mantra of the Day: Make Gratitude a Way of Life
liliezencoach: Even in the darkest time there are always many things to be grateful of. Make being grateful an habit and you’ll start seeing the beauty and magic in life. Everyday be grateful for what you have, what you experienced and learned.
Who's Yoga Is It, Anyway? →
Vanity Fair article addressing issues brewing in Ashtanga.
In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake....– Thich Nhat Hanh (via elige)
Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth.– Pema Chodron (via lazyyogi)
Christopher Wallis addresses “Factual Errors” in... →
whollyyoga: Just as I said Broad got his facts wrong and cites no sources for his statements. Beginning to wonder what his agenda is. Agree….if it is to create discussion (or defense) of yoga, it is a rather bizarre way to go about it. I have posted a few other rebuttals as well.
Sex & Yoga (Again!): A Broad, Distorted View of... →
Thanks for the rebuttal, and a tutorial on tantra.
Yoga & Tapas: No Surprises Here (A Response to... →
another good response to this incendiary article.
Why It Is So Important to Keep Moving →
“Inactivity produced spikes in blood sugar levels in healthy young volunteers, which may help explain why sedentary behavior raises the risk of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.” So, please come to a yoga class — or at least start walking and taking the stairs.
Yoga and Sex Scandals: No Surprise Here →
“Since the baby boomers discovered yoga, the arousal, sweating, heavy breathing and states of undress that characterize yoga classes have led to predictable results.” Hmmm, while I agree that yoga has indeed enhanced my sexual pleasure, I think the above statement and related article smacks of hyperbole. I am not convinced that sexual exploitation is any more prevalent in yoga than in...
Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.– Dalai Lama XIV (via violinsandcornets)