Why Valuing Both the Right and Left Creates Harmony: Yoga Life Lessons

Hi beautiful being! In yoga’s physical practice, we make a point of equally working, stretching, and valuing both the left and right sides of our bodies.  To do otherwise would create imbalance.  It seems to me the same lesson applies to life.  There has ALWAYS been both the political right (conservative) and left (liberal), much … Continue reading Why Valuing Both the Right and Left Creates Harmony: Yoga Life Lessons

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The Pleasure Principle: How Balancing Your 5 Pleasure Centers Will Light Up Your Life

Hello Amazing Soul! I hope you’re having a wonderful day. One of my greatest joys in life is gazing in wonder at people close to me when they’re doing something that lights her/him up! My wife, Lisa, beams when she’s hosting, cooking, or after a good run or ride.  While, Lara, my daughter, glows when she’s acting, showing … Continue reading The Pleasure Principle: How Balancing Your 5 Pleasure Centers Will Light Up Your Life

Meditation on Maximizing Bliss by Finding Balance in Life

Yoga is SO much more than poses on a mat.  It gives us tools and practices for richer, more wonderful, and more love-filled lives.  The Purusharthas, for instance, are the yogic understanding of the four aims of life.  Purusha means "soul" and Artha means "for the purpose of," so really and truly this concept gets at "the purpose of … Continue reading Meditation on Maximizing Bliss by Finding Balance in Life

Meditation on How to Truly Give “110%”: Cultivating Yin AND Yang Energies

We all know we can't literally "give 110%", even though we say we're going to when we want to dig deep ... BUT, what if we could?  I realized some years ago EACH of us has a masculine AND a feminine "side", regardless of our gender we have some of both.  The yogis talked about … Continue reading Meditation on How to Truly Give “110%”: Cultivating Yin AND Yang Energies