Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sickeningly Sweet

BroccoliThis week’s Yoga Bits describes a major, very challenging change I’ve made as a result of refining my awareness through my practice.

I recently cut out all forms of added sugar, including fruit, and also drastically reduced my carbohydrate intake, all in order to “kick” the sugar out of my system. I haven’t had an apple, a piece of bread, a carrot or a french fry in two weeks and I have been insane. INSANE. If you are an out-of-state reader, consider yourself fortunate. It’s not been pretty for some folks around here! Why would I do such a thing? Read on…

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Yoga Bits — Everyday Courage

Sunlight through treesAs a yoga teacher, I experience grace in unexpected ways. This week’s Yoga Bits honors a special example that came from two special students.

Yoga Bits — Prayer, Schmayer

Sat Siri KaurDoes prayer really work? You know what? I don’t freakin’ know. I think it does but maybe you disagree.

This week’s Yoga Bits newsletter contemplates the power of prayer and meditation to heal ourselves and others.

Yoga Bits — How Do I Judge Thee?

Thanks to yoga, I know gently stretch to conclusions instead of jumping to them.Various positive influences, including yoga, have helped me recognize that judgment in the form of discernment is a reasonable and necessary human trait.

This week’s Yoga Bits explores the concept of constructive vs. destructive judgment.

Yoga Bits — Take This Job and Love It

Stop the glorification of busy.This week’s Yoga Bits suggests that our satisfaction with work actually has little do with WHAT we do and a lot to do with HOW we do it.