Relationships

Bramacharya: Finding Balance by Setting Boundaries

The fourth yama is Brahmacarya.  Nicolai Bachman defines this as the practice of conserving vital energy, especially sexual energy, in order to channel it in more productive directions toward supreme truth.  Taken literally, this means celibacy or controlling our sexual desires.  However, it also means controlling our sensory organs in order to find harmony and balance. In other… Continue reading Bramacharya: Finding Balance by Setting Boundaries

Relationships

Asteya – Stealing Attention from Those I Care About

Full Disclosure:  Parts of this were written before my boyfriend and I broke up.  However, my thoughts and feelings have not changed.  I am a giver.  A giver by definition is someone who gives without expecting anything in return.  It wasn’t until I started seeing a new reiki healer that I started evaluating all the places that I put… Continue reading Asteya – Stealing Attention from Those I Care About

Relationships, Transitions

When Living in Truth Leads to a Break Up

It was the beginning of April and I was four months into a break with my boyfriend. Neither of us were moving on, yet neither of us were fully committed to each other. It was around that time that I started exploring how the concept of truthfulness shows up in my life. When you're forced… Continue reading When Living in Truth Leads to a Break Up

Relationships

I Was Ghosted after Five Months – Yoga Helped Me Find Closure

For those of you who haven't heard the term "ghosting" happens when you've either gone on dates or are in a relationship with someone and that someone disappears  into thin air without explanation. If you have participated in the online dating game over the past five years, chances are you've been ghosted or ghosted someone.… Continue reading I Was Ghosted after Five Months – Yoga Helped Me Find Closure