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!
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!
Today’s Musing *Trigger Warning: mention of sexual assault, no details* As I endeavour on some healing over the next few weeks, I acknowledge that I am not my trauma and that my trauma is not permanent. My trauma consists of unprocessed and trapped emotion. I continue to develop my toolbox for processing and holding myself […]
This is a question that I have been sitting with since June when I saw the slick veils of white supremacy for the first time, sparked by the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed. I am a young, slender, white, heterosexual-passing, able bodied, neuro-typical, Canadian, cis female. I hold a huge amount […]