Is Your Glass Half Full of Half Empty?

In America we talk about the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness. Happiness for some seems easy. While for others, happiness may seem allusive or always a little bit out of reach. Happy people are often described as having a “glass is half full” mentality meaning they appreciate and value what they have versus focusing on what they do not have.         (more…)
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What are Patanjali’s Eight Limbs?

In Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, he defines eight limbs or the eightfold path called ashtanga. These eight steps serve as guidelines on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life.  They are defined as follows: (more…)
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What is Patanjali?

Patanjali is often referred to as the “father of yoga”. He is accredited for documenting his thoughts and knowledge in The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. In this work, Patanjali compiled 195 sutras that define an ethical blueprint for living a moral life and incorporating the science of yoga into one’s life. Although no one is exactly sure when Patanjali lived, it is estimated he roamed India somewhere between 200 B.C. and 200 A.D. (more…)
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