Purity & Contentment

These were two of my favorite sections, Purity & Contentment, and the ones I have been quoting A LOT lately if you take my yoga classes. I've also just been thinking a lot about the idea of expectations being the main reason for discontentment and so many other negative things. Having expectations of other people, [...]

Top Five Quotes about Non Excess & Non Possessivness

The quotes on these two topics were so simple but profound when talking about non excess and non possessivness, they hardly need explanation are there any that you love from below? I want to live by ALL of them! 1.) "The number of sheds and storage units, the attractive plastic storage bins that fill rows [...]

6 Favorite Quotes About Asteya – Non Stealing

Does anyone remember that famous line that Obama got a lot of slack for five or so years back? The "You didn't build that" quote, taken so far out of context with critics griping that he was dismissing entrepreneurs and hard workers, is something that I've always quite admired because I couldn't agree more with [...]

6 Profound Learnings on Truth from the Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele

This idea about how we can use the practice of nonviolence when to practice truth effectively, and not as our personal "weapon" against another person: "In one situation truth shows up body and courageously, as when we do a tough intervention on a loved one who is faltering under alcoholism. In another situation, truth shows [...]

Yoga Bookclub: The Yamas & Niyamas and my 6 Favorite Learnings So Far

A while back I started reading “Autobiography of a Yogi” by Yogananda and quickly realized it was a beast of a book to be reading solo without anyone to digest it with. I wanted to have someone to chat about the book with and decided that probably meant I needed a bookclub, and what better [...]