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How Yoga Practice Has Liberated Me and Helped Me Receive Gifts of Pain

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It was vanity that initially led me to Yoga — seeking yet another means for perfecting my body, or some new level of fitness.

Over time, Yoga revealed an intrinsic reward aligned with my deeper longing: to live the examined life, which Socrates proclaimed to be the only life worth living. Continue reading “How Yoga Practice Has Liberated Me and Helped Me Receive Gifts of Pain”

What Can a Fourteenth Century Poet Teach us About Leadership?

I’ve been a bit obsessed lately with Mirabai– a princess in 1498 in the region of Rajasthan, India, today one of India’s most renowned poets. Who knew?

Mirabai lived during a difficult time for women in India, yet she abandoned great wealth, conventional status and security to lead a soul-directed life following what we might call “our heart” today. Continue reading “What Can a Fourteenth Century Poet Teach us About Leadership?”

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