Posts made in December, 2012

Yogi with a Pencil: Mindfulness Through Journaling, Part 3

»Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is the third post in an ongoing monthly series by guest yogini MaryAnn Safrey. Doorbells and Sleigh Bells December offers an opportunity to recollect. At year’s end, we literally and figuratively feel the urge to re-collect memories of people, events, intentions, and dreams that we’ve chosen to hold closest to our hearts. Every culture and world religion celebrates winter with a particular feast of light. Hours of daylight shorten, and in darkness the insignificant recedes. What’s important surfaces. We ascribe meaning to whatever we select to highlight. And, in return, whatever we choose to remember informs both mindfulness and meaning. The ultimate objective of this month’s journaling, as it is with yoga practice, is to make us more...

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Online Book Club: December Pick

»Posted by on Dec 1, 2012 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

  Welcome, brainy yogis! This month’s selection is “SUPER BRAIN: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being” by  Deepak Chopra and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. Here’s the book description: “A manual for relating to the brain in a revolutionary new way, Super Brain shows you how to use your brain as a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth. In contrast to the ‘baseline brain’ that fulfills the tasks of everyday life, Chopra and Tanzi propose that, through a person’s increased self-awareness and conscious intention, the brain can be taught to reach far beyond its present limitations. ‘We are living in a golden age for brain research, but is...

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