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Samtosa, What is contentment?

https://youtu.be/Rg2Ilk6JFpk Samtosa, which means Contentment, What is contentment? - to be in observance of ourselves to make sure we are in the space of contentment- According to Samtosa, it refers to our lot in life, and how we should not desire for more than what is available to us at the moment. Now, it is important to understand that it does not mean we should not strive to have more or be more. What it is saying is that we must be aware of the space that we are in. so a great self-coaching question to ask is- how can I find the sense of contentment right now? If we are saying things like..... “If I earn this money, then I will be happy, If I get this job then. You fill in the blanks. We are in violation of this Niyama. In other words, we must be careful that [...]

But, When And Try – Words That Kill Your Positive Intentions!

Words are preceded by your thoughts. When these thoughts are filled with emotion they have a power that is undeniably powerful. Therefore, you must know that there are certain words within your everyday vocabulary that must come with a red flag. These words when tested by the kinesiology method that is so eloquently explained in The book by Dr. Robert Hawkins, "Power vs. Force" make you go weak.  In numerous Studies done within my own research, these three words always make the person go weak. These three words bring your powerful, positive and meaningful intentions come to a screeching halt. It is as though your thoughts, wants or desires hit a road block and what you wish for never comes to you, because you have yanked the roots from this blooming flower before it ever had a chance to grow into your dream. Take the word BUT. When do you [...]

Stand in Tadasana for the courage to change and the power to be confident

  Stand tall in Tadasana, this is what you hear when you join a yoga class. The teacher then goes on to explain the physical benefits of this pose which include but are not limited to these benefits, Improves posture, strengthens thighs, knees, and ankles Firms abdomen and buttocks, relieves sciatic and reduces flat feet. But the true power of this pose is mental. When you can gather the power of a physical pose infused with the mental power of affirmations you can create lasting positive change in your life.  Stand in Tadasana for the courage to change and the power to be confident. This pose can allow you to gain courage create change in your life to improve your life circumstance by giving you the power to be confident in all that you do. This is done when you master the use of this pose in conjunction with the [...]

Ten Tips For Beautiful Summer Skin

The weather is warming up and you need to find something to make sure you stay healthy and beautiful. This means nourishing your skin, which by the way is the largest organ found on our body. Our skin inhales everything and it sends it right to the blood stream. Therefore, we must be mindful of everything we put on our face and body. The body has some protection from our clothing but our face is our first line of defense from the climate we live in, which is why it is important to nourish and sustain healthy skin from the inside out. Here are some tips that will make you look and feel great as well as heal from the sun this summer. 1. Hydrate - Drink plenty of pure clean water. I usually tell my clients to drink half their weight in ounces of water, more if they exercise [...]


Words we use to sabotage ourselves

How we use certain words in our daily vocabulary or in effect the order in which we use these words harm and hinder us in the ability to attain our goals and create a positive loving and happy life. Words that we use can sabotage everything we work so hard to attain. They can sabotage our relationships as well as being a self-sabotage tool. We must master the knowledge of the power of words in order to stop the self-sabotage. This is one of the main emphases of Neuro-linguistic Programming as well as the yoga sutras. Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to psychotherapy and organizational change based on "a model of interpersonal communication chiefly concerned with the relationship between successful patterns of behavior and the subjective experiences (esp. patterns of thought) underlying them" and "a system of alternative therapy based on this which seeks to educate people in self-awareness [...]


The Art of Listening

Tias Little often says that yoga is the art of listening. In Yoga, there is a focus on inward listening to your body during the practice of asana. You listen to the rhythm of your own breath, and the process of listening or watching your thoughts as they arise and pass during the practice of meditation. In the quote by Suzuki that says “When you listen to someone, you should give up all your preconceived ideas and your subjective opinions; you should just listen to him, just observe what his way is… put very little emphasis on right or wrong good or bad… just see how things are with him and accept them. Usually, when you listen to some statement, you hear it as a kind of echo of yourself. You are actually listening to your own opinion. If it agrees with your opinion you may accept it, but if [...]

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