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Yoga Journal Day 15 - In This Life I Eat Ice Cream

So, I’m watching the new Cosmos series the other night and I’m a little bit bored and a little bit in awe which, it turns out, is a good mix for creative thinking. 350 more words

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Yoga Journal Day 14 - This is Enough

The niyama of the day is Ishvarapranidhana (which represents surrendering to your highest self) and so today I am giving up the fight and surrendering. Fortunately for me, it’s a beautiful sunny day outside, and that definitely makes letting go of doing work much easier to handle. 281 more words

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Yoga Jounal Day 13 - Ecstasy

In the olden days, and sometimes in our current days, Brahmacharya was practiced as sexual celibacy. This interpretation of the yogic yama isn’t really used anymore, with people instead choosing to practice it as mindful allocation of their energy. 155 more words

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Yoga Journal Day 12 - The Thief in Me

Asteya, the yama that describes non-stealing, is one of the themes of the day in our YTT program. In light of that, I thought I would make a confession: I like stealing things. 315 more words

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Yoga Journal Day 11 - Prepare to Have an Amazing Time

Preparation is a wonderful and necessary tool. It helps us find our strengths and use our time efficiently. So often though we get caught up in only preparing for undesired, pessimistic outcomes. 194 more words

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Yoga Journal Day 10 - Oneness

Sometimes during a teacher training class I like to just sit back and really look at the people around me. When one is in a group of people, it’s so easy to compare ourselves to others and get caught up in the associated judgments. 210 more words

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