Tag: psychology

  • Power-Trips: A Very Real Danger for Yoga Teachers and How Not to Fall Prey To Them

    Power-Trips: A Very Real Danger for Yoga Teachers and How Not to Fall Prey To Them

    Yoga chitta vritti nirodhah is Sanskrit for yoga is the practice of bringing the mind to a halt. Practices such as, are all working towards the same goal: chitta vritti nirodha. As a yoga teacher, my job is to introduce such tools that help students strengthen their ability to pause their mental activity. For the […]

  • Glamorization of “Too Busy” to Keep Us Stupid

    Glamorization of “Too Busy” to Keep Us Stupid

    Anyone who wants to keep another from questioning his/her intentions will keep the person so busy that the person has no chance to think about what’s actually happening. This is what the world’s elite do and this is what an abusive significant other does. If you are being kept too busy and you keep subscribing […]

  • I Accepted That I Was Ugly and Found A Shortcut to Inner Peace

    I Accepted That I Was Ugly and Found A Shortcut to Inner Peace

    That’s right! Accepting that you are ugly and accepting that you will NEVER live up to the beauty standards is extremely empowering. Who knew? It DOES NOT mean that you will stop taking care of yourself, or enjoying your physical image. Rather, you’ll feel free and able to enjoy your appearance without all the unnecessary […]

  • Aging: A Blessing in Disguise

    Aging: A Blessing in Disguise

    We often bewail over the natural process of aging. Aging really sucks, and there’s no denying it. But, when we look deeper into it, we find that our bodies are designed this way for a very good reason. The aging process is a vital part of human life, because it helps us prepare for the […]

  • How Your Identity is Making You Feel Depressed and What You Can Do About It

    How Your Identity is Making You Feel Depressed and What You Can Do About It

    Our identity is like a piece of clothing that we wear. We never learn to remove this identity so over time it accumulates. It attaches more stuff to itself. It gets heavier and heavier and we start feeling depressed under its weight. Since we take that identity to be who we are, we never think […]