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Tag: happiness

My New Life

I’ve written pretty extensively over the past year or so about all the things happening in my life, from kidney disease with decreasing function, having a fistula created in my arm, the work up of a donor, starting dialysis and finally having a transplant….

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Another week

It’s been 4 weeks since my mom passed away. This week felt harder in some ways. This was the first “normal” week since she passed. The first week back to teaching yoga, working full time, getting back to normal. I stopped by my fathers…

Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu

“May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all.” ~ Hindu Prayer For today ask how you can contribute to the…

Yoga Sutra 1.33 ~ Four attitudes to cultivate toward other people

In relationships, the mind becomes purified by cultivating feelings of friendliness towards those who are happy, compassion for those who are suffering, goodwill towards those who are virtuous, and indifference or neutrality towards those we perceive as wicked or evil. (maitri karuna mudita upekshanam…

Sthira and Sukha~opposing forces that bring balance

Sthira is a sanskrit word meaning steady, strong, resolute and firm. Sukha translates as gentle, easy, joyful, agreeable and good. When using these words in relation to our yoga asana practice it denotes firming our muscles, using the core muscles to hold ourselves steady…

Happiness is…

Most people, not all surprisingly, want to be happy. A big part of allowing happiness into our lives is to ensure that your actions and thoughts are aligned. When we dismiss our own belief system and go with what the majority seems to think…

Barriers to love

Your Source of Joy

Best Moments Award

Ruby from Your Inner Feathers awarded me with the “Best Moments Award” for my post “Lojong 12: Drive All Blames into One“. Your Inner Feathers is a lovely blog, her tagline ‘Spiritual Life Stylist’ tells you that on this blog you will be getting…

Make Your Own Luck!

When I was doing my degree in psychology I did a research paper on happiness. I decided on this topicĀ becauseĀ I was curious about what factors played into one person’s happiness when, given the same circumstances, another person would be miserable. What it all boiled…