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Minimalism & Yoga: Cultivating a Minimalist Lifestyle

‘Reject the basic assumption of modern civilizations, especially the importance of material possessions’ – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club (1996)

I like to draw parallels between contemporary culture and ancient yoga teachings. 1,391 more words

Adventure Travel

Last month I spent two delightful weeks in New Zealand. One of things I discovered is that tourism there is designed for the adventurous. You’re invited to roar along rivers in jet boats, bicycle up and down mountains, climb mountains, leap off of mountaintops with a parachute, bungee jump, ice-climb on glaciers, and hike on trails where signs warn you that rocks might fall down upon you at any moment. 1,021 more words

Living Consciously

Day 58: Committing to Your Spiritual Awakening

Let me pause to grab a cup of coffee.

Ok. I’m back.

Really, SBB, two religion-related posts in a row?

Ok. Now that I’ve gotten that out, I can suck it up and deal. 255 more words

Writing Prompt

Waste Not

I’ve been thinking a lot about trash lately. Mostly how much I produce. How many bags go out per week, how full my recycling bin is, stuff like that. 1,092 more words

Enchanted Life

Living consciously

I just read a really old (1997) article on self-esteem by Nathaniel Branden (featured in “The art of living consciously”). It was really enlightening for me, so I’d like to share it with you all! 201 more words


Evidence of a Life Lived

As far as I can tell I have about a million photos, just in my room. And 20 times more on my laptop and two external hard drives. 648 more words

Enchanted Life

JOY. Theanthric joy.

Have you ever noticed how your spine can conform to the trunk of a tree; how you feel a great solidarity and unity when you lean into its life? 544 more words