Good morning, beautiful people. This week’s Yoga Tool is Svadhyaya, Self-Study. Svadhyaya asks you to put a hold on thinking about yourself in terms of the way others perceive you–does this person like me? Does s/he think I’m hot/nice/nuts?–and look at your inner life. The truly important things, like your beliefs, what’s important to you, […]
This has been a month full of gratitude, mostly because I’ve been practicing Mudita, this week’s Yoga Tool, without even realizing it. In Yoga, Mudita is described as the unselfish interest we take in other people’s lives, and the joy we feel in their accomplishments. In everyday life, it’s described as “difficult.” But is it? […]
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 […]
Good morning, beautiful people. This week’s Yoga Tool is Mudita, or unselfish joy in others’ lives, especially their successes. Is that even possible? Yes. Even though we’ve all experienced pangs of envy when someone gets the great new job, or a friend is ginger-ale fizzy about their relationship, or something you really want went to someone […]
Find your truth and honor it with Satya, the Yoga Tool of compassionate honesty.