Archive for the ‘Ahimsa’ Category


Single on Valentine’s Day – Spread The LOVE!

So it’s Valentine’s Day . . . . . What’s a single girl to do? I know this holiday can be very emotionally charged for people, and perhaps especially so for singles. But my sense is that as a single person (male or female) you can choose how you look at this holiday, which is [...]

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Yoga and My Bad Haircut Day!

First of all, let me just say, I am not a very vain person. When Carly Simon sang “You’re So Vain,” she definitely was not talking to me! On the other hand, I know I inherited my value system from my parents.  My dad was employed in the garment industry in NYC in the 50′s.  From [...]

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The First Commandment of Yoga: Thou Shalt Not . . . .

Why should we care about the Yamas and Niyamas, the moral code of yoga? According to the yogis, here is why we should care: In yoga philosophy, most diseases are physical manifestations of mental and emotional disturbances. Therefore physical health is dependent on mental well-being. The yogis believe we must cultivate a steady, tranquil mind [...]

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