Release Negativity With The Widening Awareness Technique

Negativity

Imagine going to a new yoga class. Maybe your attention is instinctively drawn to one negative aspect of the new teacher. Maybe it’s something she/he said, something you heard about them, or the way they walk or look (yes, we are drawn to those impressions!). Often, we stay with our initial focus, arriving at a Continue reading »

Sources of Stress: The Five Kleshas

Five Kleshas Yogavita

When dealing with stress, it is helpful to identify the sources of our stress. The five kleshas are yoga’s perspective on these sources, focussing on the role of our mind. This is my very personal view on the five kleshas as outlined in Patanjali’s yoga sutra 2.3, and how they contribute to everyday stress. Klesha Continue reading »