Like its sister mindfulness practice meditation, yoga also has, to some extent, become an elitist practice that makes the uninitiated feel uncomfortable and excluded through profuse use of Sanskrit without adequate translation, expensive accessories, and the removal (disconnection) of spirituality or even personal transcendence for the less spiritually inclined from its teachings. Continue reading
Q: I lead a group of young people between the ages of two to 26. Attendance is very poor for our weekly meetings and are a bit hard to organize. How can I make these gatherings interesting? A: It can … Continue reading
Q: If you need to accomplish something and you have no help to push you through, how do you it? A: It can be difficult to stay on track toward our goals when we don’t have someone actively supporting our … Continue reading
Q: As a leader, I know that I should avoid getting angry and losing control, but it sometimes happens. How can I avoid this? A: It sounds like you might be a little stressed out. I’ve been there. Leadership is … Continue reading
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Our hearts and lives are enriched through relationships with other people. I can’t imagine living in a community or doing work where there are neatly constructed borders that divide people. Rather, I see community, work, and family as opportune spaces to cultivate a sense of togetherness and shared destiny. Continue reading