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Effort for World Peace…108 Mala Sun Salutes

Can you believe it 2014 is coming to an end? For many, the end of a calendar year usually insights varied sense of appreciation, vision, awareness, judgment, wisdom, revelation and/or apprehension. Life paths are not always predictable, but life is good. Every bit of it. Every twist and turn. The challenge is to remember simple goodness when things are funky and not as we’d like. On December 20, 2014 we are practicing 108 Mala Sun Salutations for World Peace. The mala is 9 rounds of the Sun Salutation Series. Each series consists of 12 movements which total 108 poses. Purposefully bringing together the paths of yoga–devotion, wisdom, compassion, and action (hatha, bhakti, jnana...

Don’t Be Still My Heart

Anahata, the Heart Chakra (at the heart, upper chest and upper back) is at the core of our spirit. It is thought to be the pivot where wisdom and happiness balance. The place where all of the pain, disappointment and brokenness of our personal saga melds with compassion and boundless love. Anahata is our source of true inspiration with our destiny in tow. My travels are carrying me to many wonderful places and experiencing kind people from all over the globe. Many years I’d suffered with being so “heady” about life and the expectations about what my walk on the planet was to be. It was not until these later...

When is Enough Enough?

Here we are thirty days plus into 2014. Many of us, myself included, have made commitments (resolutions) to ourselves to either try to improve or maintain the status quo of our existence. Perhaps, making choices to improve our health; improve upon our tardiness to work, school or play; trying to be kinder and more patient; incorporate more joy in our lives; or, taking time to just BE. All of these are noble pursuits and all require effort. Effort, the kind that needs mind shift focus to stay consistent, non-judgmental and humorous. Yep, I said it, humorous. There is a saying I used to have on my fridge, …”don’t take yourself...