The Yoga of Outrage

"Anger leads to clouding of judgment, which results in bewilderment of the memory. When the memory is bewildered, the intellect gets destroyed; and when the intellect is destroyed, one is ruined. " - The Bhagavad Gita, 2.63 I am angry.  I am angry because that feels better than being hopelessly sad.  I'm left with the same … Continue reading The Yoga of Outrage

Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire

  “Actions truly born of one’s nature, even if they contain fault, should not be relinquished. For all undertakings are covered by some fault, just as fire is covered by smoke.” - The Bhagavad Gita Several years ago I was sitting in my therapist's office having an anxiety attack over my gym membership.  I didn't like … Continue reading Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire

When Yoga Just Pisses You Off…

I was talking to a friend this morning about how she was starting to feel down about her yoga practice.  Yoga usually would alleviate her anxieties and frustrations, but now it was just pissing her off.  What do you do when the one thing that takes your sadness away becomes the source of your sadness?  I've … Continue reading When Yoga Just Pisses You Off…