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Sankalpa, Proactivity And Letting Life Happen

Sankalpa– Determined decision, intention or wish. Traditionally one must repeat the Sankalpa three times in one’s mind at the beginning and the end of the practice. 1,647 more words



Rather than make New Year’s resolutions, each year I select a single word to focus on in the upcoming year. In 2017 my focus word is Sankalpa—a Sanskrit word that means determination; a practical step to harness willpower. 97 more words


resolve to evolve

A new year’s resolution is a noteworthy concept—start off the year with a change for the better. So how did it devolve into a subconscious exercise in self-loathing? 518 more words


My Perpetual Intention

At a New Year’s Eve celebration last night, my good friend Kate, a wise yogini (also known by me as my personal Yoda), asked us what our intentions are for 2017. 882 more words


Beyond the New Year's Resolution

Most New Year’s resolutions are pledges to change what we do and even who we are. Goals are set and we imagine how happy we will be when we have what we want. 717 more words

Yoga Nidra and the Power of Intention

I’m thrilled to be writing for a wonderful new yoga magazine, Today’s Yoga! They are a printed and online publication, devoted to all things yoga and yoga lifestyle, as well as being a “bulletin board” for local yoga communities.  177 more words


Realigning body, mind, and soul

Let’s talk about setting intentions.

As you step away from the rush of your every day life and into a space of release and regeneration, it can be helpful to bring an intention with you. 219 more words