Meditation Monday #36 – How to Meditate: The Four Aims of Life (Moksha)

It's Monday again and it's raining. Raining because it's spring and spring flowers need rain. Raining because it's April and April showers bring May flowers. Raining because it was very dry and my rain barrels were empty. Raining and spring bring about changes and I have a lot of them to write about.....but I'm saving …

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Meditation Monday #35 – How to Meditate: The Four Aims of Life (Kama)

It's Easter Monday....for some of us.....and it's always bittersweet in my mind. The joy of the holiday still resonates with me: time spent with my children, good food with family and friends, and beautiful weather. However, it's over and now it's back to daily life. Today was my son's first day back from Spring Break …

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Meditation Monday #34 – How to Meditate: The Four Aims of Life (Artha)

The second Purushartha is a complicated one in yoga. The reason being that so many people believe that yogis are akin to St. Francis of Assisi....renouncing wealth, giving up all worldly possessions, and communing with nature. However, yoga doesn't ask us to be martyrs nor saints. Instead, yoga says that we should aim for Artha …

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Meditation Monday #31 – Finding Inspiration for Discipline Everywhere

Happy Monday All! Today is a good one! I made some decisions last week regarding MY BEST BODY Happiness Project and all of the pieces are falling in line. I hope that you find the time to go back and read more about this project and enjoy the process this week and beyond. Today I …

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Meditation Monday #30 – My Best Body: A Happiness Project

I've been reading Gretchen Rubin's Happiness Project book this year. I haven't quite finished it yet and that's why you haven't been privileged to a Fave Reads Friday post on the book yet. But, I thought that it was time for me to define my own Happiness Project. The book has been very inspiring in …

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What I’m not doing for the next 4 days….

Starting on Thursday I am taking a real "vacation" for 4 days. Here's a list of things I won't be doing: Checking my email Exercising (except what I show you tomorrow) Reading/writing blog posts (something is schedule for tomorrow) Laundry Cleaning Christmas shopping Reviewing materials Having play dates Cooking (I'm finishing my share tonight and …

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Meditation Monday #22 – Love that Moves the Sun

The publication of this post was delayed due to my poor scheduling habits and stomach flu suffered by my children. I'm behind again, but I'm taking a different stab at it this time around....I'm not stressing and I'm moving through my list as it was written instead of jumping around and falling further behind.  Without …

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