What is Asana?
Asana is a Sanskrit word that loosely translates as “poses” or “postures” in English. Asana is one of the eight limbs of Ashtanga yoga. When the average Westerner thinks of yoga, they think of the asanas. It’s great to see that so many Westerners are finding yoga but we also feel that as a result, yoga has become […]
No Cars Here Since 1898
Meet Mackinac Island, where cars have been banned since 1898. Located just offshore of mainland Michagan, in Lake Huron, Mackinac Island and its namesake city have long been a favorite spot for a relaxing getaway. So, when automobiles first began to arrive, loudly sputtering along the island’s once-quiet roadways, startling horses and spitting out smoke, […]
Two Life Lessons from the Great Teachers
Two Life Lessons from the Great Teachers Father Juan stood before the group speaking from the heart in a heavy but understandable Guatemalan accent. The topic was love and by the end of his homily, tears were rolling down my cheeks. A traveler was walking from Jerusalem to Jericho and was attacked by robbers who […]
Truth: 6 Easy Ways To Practice Radical Honesty In Life And Work
Via LMLRN Lets be honest, the truth hurts. Telling the truth can scare and intimidate some people, and their day-to-day interactions are littered with moments of pure dishonesty. Maintaining those lies becomes a mental burden and it takes a toll on all the other areas of a person’s life. The beauty of truth is in its simplicity and the ease with which […]