A mindfulness retreat can be a powerful practice to add to our mindfulness repertoire. Here are some tips and strategies for making it a truly beneficial experience.
Much of the pain we experience in life is not within our control. Random and unexpected things happen that thwart our best laid plans and threaten our happiness. Because we're not all-knowing, we make mistakes and pay the price. Fortunately we do have some influence over how we experience life's slings and arrows. The practice … Continue reading Escaping the Cycle of Suffering
Ashtanga yoga offers a unique opportunity to connect with inner experience, providing a blank canvas upon which our dispositions, mental and emotional patterns, and behavioral traits come into stark relief.
The practice of mindfulness can help us harness the power of persistence to develop more constructive ways of being in the world. We're better able to let go of unhelpful habits and respond to setbacks with resilience.
Cultivating a mindfulness practice strengthens beneficial qualities that mature into a more skillful way of being in the world. When we let go of attachment to outcome and direct our efforts to creating the best possible conditions, we find the courage to persevere.