Parents, doulas, and caretakers share many admirable traits that enable them to act or react to an adversarial condition to assure the safety of their family, spouse, pets, or clients. Empathy is the ability to walk in someone's shoes and feel their experience, but not all emotional connections are healthy, nor happy. So, empaths, or people who are sensitive to being overly empathetic, need to be cautious about how they share their energy so they don't attract negative ener
Yours is a highly personal yoga practice, even when we practice in a group. The positive energy we get from a group can motivate and bolster our spirits, but when life gets in the way, we need to remember what we've learned to practice on our own. The only way to get the benefits of doing yoga is to DO the yoga, and sometimes that means getting a professional to design a sequence and support you in your efforts to practice it.
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The following is an excerpt from "Freedom Meditation to Release Attachment," a recent meditation class I taught at Full Circle Yoga in October, 2014. Aparigraha is the observance of non-hoarding in the moral code of yogic behaviors that, if kept, provides the most personal empowerment, freedom from any fear, anything that might prevent you from fulfilling your life’s purpose to be truly happy! Aparigraha is the 5th yama (moral observance) of the Yoga Sutras according to Patan