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)
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and...– Buddha (via reginaachea)
myyogaon: Thumb touches tip of index finger - Opens the Root chakra, and moves more energy to the legs and lower body. Makes one calmer and more concentrated. Thumb touches tip of middle finger - Fosters patience. Thumb touches tip of ring finger - Energy, stability and self-confidence. Thumb touches tip of pinky finger - Intuition and feeling. sarahbethmodel
Ways to practice mindful eating →
WHEN YOU EAT, JUST EAT. Unplug the electronica. For now, at least, focus on the food. CONSIDER SILENCE. Avoiding chatter for 30 minutes might be impossible in some families, especially with young children, but specialists suggest that greenhorns start with short periods of quiet. TRY IT WEEKLY. Sometimes there’s no way to avoid wolfing down onion rings in your cubicle. But if you set aside one...
Mindful Eating as Food for Thought →
A concept based on Buddhist teachings encourages people to eat slowly, paying close attention to the sensation and purpose of each morsel. Take a bite. Put the fork down. Chew slowly. Stop talking. “Experience the third-eye opening pleasures of mindful eating…” Easier said than done. Working on it though, as I continue with my vipassana course.
Mantra of the Day: Trust Yourself
You don’t need to have anyone else’s approval but yours. You don’t have to behave or do like anyone else; but follow what your heart tells you to do. Trust your own wisdom.
Smile, breathe, and go slowly.– Thich Nhat Hanh
Welcome the present moment as if you had invited it. It’s all we ever...–
When to Quote Poetry or Moan Like a Moorhen: The... →
the author “reminds us how little of this book is a sex tutorial and how much of it is an intricate and surprisingly modern guide to the art of living. It is addressed to women as well as men.” Just might have to add this to my bedside table…..
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are...– Marianne Williamson