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In The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work, Christine Carter advises readers on how to achieve that coveted position “where you have the greatest strength, but also the greatest ease.” Many of Carter’s suggestions for attaining this sweet spot involve some trial and error, but mostly she discusses practices that, once […]
Satya is the second in the list of yamas, the five ethical practices that form the first branch of Patanjali’s eight limbs of yoga. In researching satya, I find my usual sutra guide, Sri Swami Satchidananda’s The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, impractical. Satchidananda translates Patanjali’s words on satya as “to one established in truthfulness, actions and […]
Arjuna risks playing the fool.
What do you tell yourself while you practice?
A space between the stimulus and my response to it.
Abhyasa is difficult, but vairagya is a bitch.

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