June, 2011

lonely pain is supposed to be a good thing, I think. 10 things I’m doing with it

So…I’m human. Things aren’t always butterflies and sunshine. Sometimes things feel hard, and painful, and like a cut from a glass that broke as you were taking a long refreshing drink. In this moment, I know a few things:1. That, like Elephant Journal ed Waylon Lewis writes “In the Buddhist view the feeling of loneliness…

Jun 30, 2011 · Read More · Comment (7)

music is love: heatherlyn music ignites, inspires and elevates

Music can be yoga, too. Huh? Yup, in the same way that yoga in its most fundamental, last-of-the-8-limbs understanding can spark our flame, inspire us to greater depths, and lift us up to greater heights, music can do that, too. Some music does this more than others. Enter Heatherlyn Music. This self- and accurately-described soulful,…

Jun 21, 2011 · Read More · Comment

what and why do you eat? yoga philosophy’s yamas + 5 tips from Melina Meza

GUEST POST BY MELINA MEZA, BSC NUTRITION, RYT-500 There are numerous opportunities for the Yamas to support your current wellness and nutritional aspirations. The Yamas create a wheel of ethics that includes kindness, honesty, refrain from stealing, moderation, and non-hoarding. Following these five principles will help ensure that your life is filled with healthy relationships,…

Jun 15, 2011 · Read More · Comment

compassion, buddhism, yoga + depression. at least 10 insights from Michael Stone

  GUEST POST BY MICHAEL STONE  Part 2. Suicide is an attempt to resolve feelings of being overwhelmed by one’s own image of oneself, or part of oneself. Suicide is an attack on one’s own representation of one’s body as an object. It’s as if the death of the body can help one get rid…

Jun 9, 2011 · Read More · Comment

is suicide sinful? what yoga + buddhism have to say. guest post by Buddhist, yogi, + psychotherapist Michael Stone

GUEST POST BY MICHAEL STONE Awake in the World from Centre of Gravity on Vimeo. Yoga and Buddhist Practices work in terms of complementary opposites. If you want to settle your inhalation, for example, you spend time getting your exhalation very smooth; if you want to find extension in the hamstring muscles, you refine the…

Jun 7, 2011 · Read More · Comment