Category Archives: Required Reading

Self-Study

Svadhyaya:  Self-Study Today’s chapter in The Yamas & Niyamas was about self-study.  The author said we are all an awesome gift wrapped inside many boxes, like a Christmas joke (my mother-in-law likes to double wrap things).  Deep down inside we have … Continue reading

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Tapas

Eek… 14 days to go and I am getting back into my yoga asanas.  I can’t believe how quickly time is flying.  I think it has been a week since the last time I did any postures.  I have been … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

“If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.”― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar This quote is a similar quote to one in The Autobiography of a Yogi.  I am trying to keep it in mind when I get frustrated and annoyed … Continue reading

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Unsupervised

I was watching a cartoon on Comedy Central last night.   It is called Unsupervised (it is airing its three remaining episodes then it’s lights out) and it reminds me of my childhood kind of.  Basically, it is two teen … Continue reading

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The Yamas

I allowed myself to have a bad day today.  I allowed other people’s discontent make me go inward, moody, and weepy.  I can’t blame it on other people though…it’s my choice how my day goes. I just finished the half … Continue reading

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Today’s Reading: Nonpossessiveness

Today I read from 3 of my assigned books.  I am a little anxious about the amount of reading we are supposed to have done before we start.  I am not a fast reader and if I am slow then … Continue reading

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Namaste!

I am starting my Yoga Teacher Training on January 11, 2013!  This is a very exciting event for me.  I have always wanted to be a yoga teacher; at least it gets tossed around with the 10 other things I rotate. It’s … Continue reading

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