HOW TO BE EXCITED FOR TODAY

Last week I was reminded by a fellow yogi about the importance of being excited for life each and every day. It couldn't have come at a better time for me. In the depths of dealing with two back-to-back tragedies, I was reminded that I am still in control of how I feel each day. That it is my outlook that can change the tone of my entire day.

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DEALING WITH FAILED EXPECTATIONS

Over the past couple of weeks I have been thinking and talking about how the expectations we hold for ourselves and others is the root of all our disappointments. Think about it, the last time you were disappointed, why were you disappointed? The majority of the time is has to do with a failed expectation of either ourselves or someone else.

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WHAT DOES AHIMSA MEAN?

When studying the sutras in my first teacher training in 2013, I was most fascinated by the term “ahimsa”. Ahimsa is one of the 5 yamas and the yamas are the first of the eight limbs of Ashtanga yoga. Ahimsa means non-violence or to not cause harm (Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, p. 118).

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THE ULTIMATE YOGI GIFT GUIDE

It’s way too early for the stores to be decorated for Christmas, but it’s never too early to talk about gift giving and who couldn’t use a Christmas gift guide to help them with their holiday shopping?
This is my Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Your Yogi:

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Ashley Talbott