Ishvarapranidhana: The Art of Self-Surrender

 Ishvarapranidhana: The Art of Self-Surrender

How do you feel when you are told to surrender, let go or soften into the present moment? I don’t know about you, but for me those words only work when I am feeling relaxed and peaceful. During times of stress, especially when I am caught off guard, surrendering does not happen automatically. It is a behavior that…

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Svadhyaya: How To Use The Practice Of Self-Study To Ease Loneliness

Svadhyaya: How To Use The Practice Of Self-Study To Ease Loneliness

Thinking back to my late 20’s I remember feeling lonely. I didn’t have a lot of “tools” back then to help me manage stress, so this feeling kept recurring on a loop resulting in a serious health decline that lasted for years. Loneliness rises with…

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Honor Your Samkalpa: Intention Setting For The New Year

Honor Your Samkalpa: Intention Setting For The New Year

Every year we take another wild journey around the sun. I have come to the conclusion, that if I don’t consciously try and “map” this journey out it can start to take a life of its own—good or bad. As we all know, life is what we choose to make it, and every new year is another chance to craft it into something special.

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