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Yoga of Now: On Ego, Depression, and Compassion

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That's how the light gets in. ~Leonard Cohen In America, you can experience your yoga postures in whichever style and flavor you choose: Hot Yoga, Yin Yoga, Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga, and Doga: Yoga...

Alternation: Finding the Rhythms of Health and Happiness

Alternation is a natural rhythm that is woven into the fabric of life on this planet. The rotation of the earth around the sun creates an alternation between day and night and the seasons of the year. Our bodies are continually alternating between breathing in...

Spiritual Practice: The Best Way to Attain Happiness

Too long I’ve wandered from place to place, Seen mountains and seas at vast expense. Why haven’t I stepped two yards from my house, Opened my eyes and gazed very close At a drop of dew on a stalk of rice? —Rabindranath Tagor We are living in unprecedented times. Quantum leaps...

How I Recovered From my Addiction to Codependence

St. Ignatious and the 11th Step My journey out of codependence began in contemplative prayer. At a weekend prayer retreat, a minister introduced me to the Ignatian Examen. His recommendation after introducing it to our group was to practice the prayer for at least 30 days...