The yoga tradition offers a profound formula for realizing your heartfelt desires.
Try these simple tips for cultivating your sankalpa shakti (willpower).
An explanation of why—despite our better judgment—we develop habits that take us away from health and balance.
Luke shares his experience of applying this philosophy of moving through limitations to his practice.
Positive thoughts expand our brains. Negative thoughts shrink them.
Brahmacharya (moderation of the senses), counsels us to live a life of balance. Though most commentators translate brahmacharya as “celibacy,” its literal meaning is “walking in the presence of the Divine.” According to the Yoga Sutra (2.38), when we become established in the practice of brahmacharya, we gain vitality. This conserved energy can then be used for healing and transformation.
The study of all yoga is a study of our entire being—knowing and understanding ourself at every level.
Different from ordinary resolutions, a vrata, or vow, is a solemn commitment made to your higher self to become free of the past, create a positive present and ensure a spiritually enlivened future for yourself and those around you.
The high rate of failure of New Year's resolutions isn’t surprising, say scientists who study habits and habit formation, given how habits take shape in our brain. The good news is that the very information they’ve learned about how difficult it is to break bad habits may hold the keys to building healthy new ones.