I have been working on these habits for about two months and I can say that these changes don’t come easily. It is a paradigm shift. It is emphasized that it is more important how you eat, than what. I have changed a few of the ‘what’s’, but for now, and until my understanding of the ‘why’s’ has deepened, I think it’s most important to focus on the ‘how’s’.
How can we choose what we experience and how can we improve our experience? One method I employ is to practice Karma Yoga.
Through Grace, and the humbling experience of a pilgrimage through India, I began a regular practice of meditation while pregnant with Baby Yogini. Soon after, through Grace in the form of emotional suffering via fluctuating hormones, I began a regular practice of breathing exercises, or pranayama. It was obvious that it was not of my… Continue reading Cleansing of the Sense Organs
Ten years ago I wrote in my college application essay that I wanted to understand the relationship between the microcosm and the macrocosm. I was 17 at the time. I didn’t really understand what it meant, but in my mind, chemistry would lead the way to understanding the microcosm and from there I could expand… Continue reading You Are Who You Keep Seeking