Surrender to What Is
Published Monday, December 5, 2016 by Paula Ribotto

Surrender is having trust in what is. Just like the trapeze artist has to trust the rhythm of the swing and let go to get to the other side, surrender is being in the flow and knowing when to let go and then floating between the bars. There is nothing certain of what will take place but simply trusting and letting go anyway.  

Ishvara Pranidhana
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Who is Standing in the Mirror?
Published Monday, November 28, 2016 by Paula Ribotto

Have you ever asked yourself the question “WHO AM I”?  When it comes to the 4th Niyama, Study of the Self, one might wonder how does a person study themselves and what is involved with that? To study anything requires a person to be curious, focused, and inquisitive.  A person must have the desire to study something in order to be able to understand and integrate what they have learned and apply it to their life.  Study of the Self is no different. One thing I am noticing through the practicing of the Yama’s and Niyama’ s is that by applying them to my life I am...

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The Benefits of Discipline
Published Sunday, November 20, 2016 by Paula Ribotto

Most people, when they hear the word discipline, usually feel the hairs on the back of their neck stand up and resistance pops into their mind with the vision of heels digging into the sand as they were forced to do something they didn’t want to do. What most people don’t realize is the transformation that occurs through persevering a constant control of the self.

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Are you a green eyed Monster?
Published Sunday, November 6, 2016 by Paula Ribotto

Are you a "green eyed monster" or are struggling to "keep up with the Jones's"?  Then find out how the 2nd Niyama of the Yoga Sutras can help you to find contentment and happiness with the life you have right now

santosha, contentment, happiness
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