Synchronicity

Synchronicity = the simultaneous occurrence of events that appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection Learning to tune into the "signs". It's amazing actually. Here's an article that explains it astutely. Please enjoy the read. http://www.wakingtimes.com/2015/07/04/the-magic-of-synchronicity/    

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The Journey by: Mary Oliver

Just wanted to share one of my favorite poems =) One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began,  though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. "Mend my life!" each voice cried. But … Continue reading The Journey by: Mary Oliver

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Form is Empty

The last time I went home to visit my mother, I realized how much I miss her.  I miss how she was always there for me in company and in friendship. I miss her old form. Then all these practices on non-attachment just hit me - form is empty. Things, people, experiences - they come and … Continue reading Form is Empty

Taking Refuge

The last 3 weeks have been personally challenging. My mother is very ill and it's been a one day at a time, hour by hour, breath by breath experience for all. I'm very grateful that the practice has given me so much refuge in facing my own fears and weaknesses. In an article that captured my "need" to … Continue reading Taking Refuge

The Yinside

In 2009, due to much frustration with my ashtanga practice, I learned about yin yoga. I liked it almost instantly due to the fact that it appealed to my kapha side, which likes matters to have a more gentle approach. I remember the first few times I practiced it - my pitta brain was on fire! … Continue reading The Yinside

A Journey in Yoga

Around this time, 9 years ago, I went to my first yoga class. It was a Bikram Yoga class in Manila, where I'm from and where I lived for 34+ years before moving on to other cities. I told myself that day that I'm not buying a mat until I've gone to 2 classes and … Continue reading A Journey in Yoga

Ch-ch-ch-ch-CHANGES

In my years of practice, so many changes have occurred. I am no longer the same person I was when I first started on this path. The unfolding continue to happen at different levels - physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically, instinctually, intuitively. There are good days and there are bad days, and all I can say … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-ch-CHANGES

Absolutes

There are no absolutes. As one of my teachers said, Suffering ensues when we do not recognize our boundless nature.