More on Mudita, and How to Keep That Joy Real

September 27, 2016

Good morning, beautiful people. Some of you asked for clarification on this week’s Yoga Tool, Mudita, or unselfish joy in others’ success. Last night’s presidential debate probably raised some questions (not to mention blood pressure levels). Mudita doesn’t mean forcing happiness over success that benefits one but harms many. Should we be grinning our heads […]

This Week’s Yoga Tool: Mudita, or, I’m Actually Really Happy for You

September 26, 2016

Good morning, beautiful people. And happy Monday (yes, it can be!). This week’s Yoga Tool is Mudita, or unselfish joy in others’ lives, especially their successes.  Right. No, seriously. Sure, we experience pangs of envy when someone gets the great new job, or is ginger-ale fizzy about their relationship, or otherwise got something you really want. […]

Working with Compassion in Satya, Your Truth

September 22, 2016

We’re still working with this week’s Yoga Tool, Satya, or Truth. Meditation allows us to tune into that small but strong voice within guiding us to our truth. Then, we start reflecting that out into the world in what we say and do. But does the truth have to be brutal? No way! In fact, […]

Yoga Tool: Satya, or Finding Your Truth

September 20, 2016

Good morning, beautiful people. This week’s Yoga Tool is Satya, or Truth. Sometimes, Truth has some bad PR; we hear expressions like, “The truth hurts,” or “Be brutally honest.” None of that is necessary to find your way to the truth that can lead you to a less stressful, more joyful way of living. Let’s […]