More thoughts on Santosha – Contentment

Santosha: thoughts based on The Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele Santosha is the observance of contentment . I read from Deborah Adele’s book again today. Contentment is a state of being that requires attention as well as in-attention – one of those cosmic balance things. I must be mindful – but not grasping to…

Ask Kyczy about Yoga and Recovery; Aparigraha – Non-attachment

Aparigraha – Letting Go You have heard it in the rooms of recovery; “Let Go and Let God”. Holding on to the result of actions, feelings, events; trying to control outcomes or to predict the unfolding of events all cause suffering. These attributes of clinging, gripping, even greed can remove one from the moment and…

Ask Kyczy about Yoga and Recovery; Brahmacharya – Non-excess

Yogic Yama – Restraint Brahmacharya used to be translated as celibacy but now is more accurately defined as non-excess as it refers to all facets and characteristics of our being. It refers to all our passions and our desires. It can refer to time spent, money spent, and energy spent: to excess.  It can refer…