While compassion practices provide a deep sense of oneness and solidarity, no other practice or human emotion, compassion calls us to feel more deeply into the vulnerability of being human.
Yin and Yang energies do not just live on acupuncture charts. They are influencing, shaping, and can even be destructive forces in the world and in our minds. As with many things, balance is key.
Imagine you brought your friend’s body to yoga class instead of your own. How does that change how you treat yourself?
I have a unique magical gift: I can be invisible when I want to be. I learned this in childhood, how to shrink and shrink so as not to be a bother, not to offend. Smaller and smaller until no one …