Reversing the slow poisons of our mind

While leading a yoga retreat through Bhutan, our group visited many temples. We heard frequently of the three poisons: anger, ignorance, and attachment. Poison. Toxic. Deadly. All of which are most typically poisons we consume to kill others. I felt compelled to consider my interactions with these poisons. Recognizing the poisons I’ve carried anger as …

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Clear your focus.

Discovering equanimity is a three step process; once you have cleared the path and started building for equanimity, the final step is maintaining focus on equanimity. The Law of Conservation of Energy, (the first law of thermodynamics) states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed; energy can only be transferred or changed from one …

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Why vote?

The opportunity to vote was something that I looked forward to for my eighteenth birthday. There has never been a Presidential election I have missed and few midterm and local elections that I have missed in the three decades since. Yet, with each election, I find myself wondering if my vote truly matters. I was …

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