Āhimsa is the first step of the pre-practice of Yoga (the Yama-s) and its natural result is a protection of diversity. Read more about how Yoga Outreach, a non-profit organization, is creating room in often overlooked spaces for diversity to thrive.
How often do you label, judge or criticize others? This is the type of language that we are conditioned and socialized to use in a culture that thrives on separation. Read more about a Yoga/NVC response to it here!
After someone shares something with you, there are a wide variety of responses you could employ. This post explores non-empathetic response options, and advocates for empathy as your initial response to increase connection. Read/watch more here!
Inspired by the underlying synergies presented in the film The Wisdom of Trauma, this post outlines how trauma studies, Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and Yoga weave together to form a robust basis for The One Person Revolution.
Having literacy around our needs has been conditioned out of us in order to create high functioning labourers within a system of oppression. Today (and every day) I am here to advocate for a refresh on our relationship with our needs. Read more about it here!
As a settler, deciding whether or not to celebrate Canada Day this year was an opportunity to examine how you make choices.
Moral decisions (what is the right choice? What is the good outcome?) are ones that we make all day, every day. Yet the majority of people make these important ethical decisions based on their past experience rather than present personal responsibility. Read this post to find out more!