“Some of your most popular posts were written before 2013. Your writing has staying power! Consider writing about those topics again. ” Continue reading “Farewell 2013 – Welcome 2014″
I have finally learned a life lesson I have failed to learn many times before. Being productive isn’t about doing more. Being productive is about doing less and doing what I choose to do better. Continue reading “Doing Less, Producing More, Feeling Great”
Six months of remaining in a toxic group environment while saying nothing must mean something, right?
Once again, I did not make a healthy choice right away. I hung in there for half a year before deciding to leave and for what?
There must be a life lesson in that but what is it?
Last April I joined an online group that split into two factions within a week of being formed. Some said the problem was personality clashes. Others said it was religious intolerance. I believe the problem is two egos clashing. I made the decision to leave the group, rather than entering the fray. Continue reading “Like Frost in the Sun”
I am as far as one can get from being an urban yoga practitioner. My husband and I choose to live a life of voluntary simplicity in a semi remote location. We waste not and want not. As we chose to drop out of the consumer driven society and are unimpressed with the unrelenting advertising that assails and assaults us when traveling to the city, we are uncomfortable when evidence of misguided yoga connected marketing success shows up on our shore. Continue reading “Life Lessons: Aparigraha (non-grasping)”
Last week was typical week for me. I was busy and productive and though I had to deal with several difficult people I was happy.
I have resolved not to shun the so-called difficult people in my life for two self serving reasons. They teach me important lessons about myself, and learning from them provides opportunities for my growth.
I acknowledged that every person in my life is my mirror. By remaining aware that each one was reflecting aspects of my own consciousness back to me, I was able not to take their negativity personally. Continue reading “A Difficult Week in Review”