Re-position Narratives: Healing

Police cop: “That’s what you get when you have beauty and brains.” Attorney: “What he wrote was repulsive, he is a creep.” Neighbor: “Don’t talk about it too much, you don’t know what other people will say.” Indian Uncle: “You’re too nice.” Through all the commentary, I would react at times. At other times, IContinue reading “Re-position Narratives: Healing”

Yoga: Healing Domestic Violence

As human beings, we are vulnerable. We make mistakes. We are born with open hearts and minds. We allow some people to see that. And as inhumane as it can be, others may take advantage of that. Then, those actions, formative moments, or reminders get lodged into our memories as trauma. Domestic violence is commonContinue reading “Yoga: Healing Domestic Violence”

Yoga for Mindfulness

We are a part of an ecosystem. More minutely, our bodies are ecosystems. There are resources that we must feed to our body to maintain the chain of energy. Yoga is a practice of mindfulness. It’s a practice to supply the resources we need to fuel ourselves. We must understand the resources to preserve ourContinue reading “Yoga for Mindfulness”

Yoga and Energy

One evening at dinner, I shared with my brother that I really want a career that gives me work-life balance. He quickly retorted, “I see it as work-life harmony.” I stubbornly argued with him. Then I realized, it’s true. It is all about harmony. It’s not about balance, which makes it seem that there needsContinue reading “Yoga and Energy”