A Message For The Perfectionist Mama

A Message For The Perfectionist Mama

This little nugget I found in Judith Lasater’s book, Living Your Yoga.  She writes: “In daily life, you are constantly pulled between trying to get what you want and trying to avoid what you don’t want.  Whether you are busy pulling something in or pushing it...
Big Egos & Motherhood

Big Egos & Motherhood

Drg Darsana Saktyor Ekatmatevasmita = To identify consciousness with that which merely refects consciousness – this is egoism. Let’s talk about egoism and how it negatively affects our lives as women and moms. There is a verse in the Yoga Sutras that says “To identify...
What Stands In The Way Of Your Joy?

What Stands In The Way Of Your Joy?

Avidyasmita Raga Dvesabhinivesah Klesah= Ignorance, egoism, attachment, hatred and clinging to bodily life are the five obstacles. In this sutra Patanjali is describing the 5 klesahs or obstacles that keep us from experiencing the state of yoga. Said another way: He’s...