Part I of a series of reflections on Addictions. Exploring what they are, where they come from, and how we might use that knowledge to overcome them. I will share my personal struggle with caffeine, food, and nicotine addictions.
I am a procrastinator OR I procrastinate. Is there a difference? One describes myself and the other is an action. ‘I’ does not lose itself to procrastinate but I am is enslaved by procrastination. Today I am thinking about identity…
John O’ Donahue’s book Anam Cara was my first introduction to Celtic Wisdom and since that time, over a decade, now I have encountered and explored many other wisdom traditions, now including, the Yoga Sutra and the spiritual teachings of yoga. While I appreciate and am grateful for a comprehensive viewpoint, I consider the Druidic and Celtic perspective to be my home base. In that light I would like to share with you Samhain; Etymology, Philosophy, Traditions, as well as a Special Samhain inspired Yoga Sequence, Shaman Music Ritual, Guided Meditation, and Samhain ASMR.
Our minds need exercise just as much as our bodies. The workings of the mind are more elusive than the body but equally if not more important to our overall well-being. I believe that our minds are strengthened through learning and seeking. The more we know thee more we can trust ourselves to let go.
“Now, the teachings of yoga. Yoga is to still the patterning of consciousness. Then pure awareness can abide in its very nature. Otherwise awareness takes itself to be the patterns of consciousness.”
“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t happened yet.”
The Beginning The journey begins on an inauspicious day in August when I found a link on Pinterest for an article by Living Beauty entitled How To Make Yoga… Read more “to make an ending is to make a beginning. T.S.Eliot”
Emergence is being, an awareness of what is already known or coming into view and it represents the stillness before the journey into and through self- love and self care