Monthly Archives: January 2014

TWO APPROACHES, ONE GOAL

Can you imagine a day without having to carry the regrets of the past or the worries about the future?  No easy task perhaps,  considering that most of our 60,000 daily thoughts have to do mostly with the past or … Continue reading

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HOW TO LOSE YOUR MIND

We have all heard about the power of being “here and now” and we have all probably experienced the difficulty of putting it to practice. If we have a daily meditation practice, we struggle everyday to remain focused on the … Continue reading

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THE WINGS OF THE BUDDHA

There is a Zen story about the Buddha walking arm-in-arm with the Bodhisattva of Compassion and the Bodhisattva of Wisdom and the three go happily to the market with a big grin on their faces. Becoming friends with compassion and … Continue reading

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PAYING ATTENTION

In all our Yoga practices we need to pay attention.  We are aware of the stretch, the torsion, the weight of every part of our body; we notice our breath, shallow, deep or balanced; we pay attention to the movements … Continue reading

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THE YOGA OF LISTENING

There are many ways to practice Yoga or union.  We practice Yoga on the mat when we hold a stretch and become aware of the sensations in the body and the movement of the breath in our abdomen and chest. … Continue reading

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HOW TO WORRY WELL

  In a cartoon a wife tells her husband: “You worry too much… it doesn’t do any good…” And the husband replies: “It does for me… 95% of the things I worry about never happen!” Worriers can have a very … Continue reading

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