willpower

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Why is it that willingness (readiness, inclination, will, wish, desire, alacrity) is a desired trait, and having willpower (determination, strength of character, resolution, resolve, resoluteness, single-mindedness, purposefulness, drive, commitment, dedication, doggedness, tenacity, tenaciousness, staying power) is admirable, but being willful (headstrong, strong-willed, obstinate, stubborn, pigheaded, recalcitrant, uncooperative, obstreperous, ungovernable, unmanageable) is a fault? Is it just a […]

new types of yoga

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new types of yoga

In my yoga practice, I’ve been focusing more on my drishti (gazing point) lately.  Focusing on my focus, to be as redundant as possible. (I’m quite convinced this is the real reason Pattabhi Jois said yoga is 99% practice, 1% theory. Words become babble. Just do.) Anyway, the drishti for many poses is nasagra – the tip […]