Mindfulness

Posted by admin on January 3, 2014 in Mindfulness
~ by Gadadhara Pandit Dasa New Year's resolutions are hard to maintain. We are very familiar with the routine where we feel Gung-ho about a change we want to make and a few weeks into the New Year, the resolution is already slipping away. Even having the desire to make a change, in my opinion, is praiseworthy and deserves a pat on the back. What to speak of actually following through on it...
Posted by admin on January 2, 2014 in Mindfulness
The first time I decided that I needed to go cold turkey from New Year's resolutions, it was because my New Year's resolutions were plain ‘ol boring. Like, "I’d rather poke myself in the eye with a sharp object than do that" kind of boring. You know the ones I’m talking about… the monotonous reiteration of the stuff I should be doing all year, so maybe if I throw a resolution at it then I’ll...
Posted by admin on December 31, 2013 in Mindfulness
~ By Erica Jago (as first seen on SeekRetreat) The only reason I get stuck in my own suffering is because I’m not telling the truth. I choose to get blinded by my emotions. I choose to take things personally. I choose to forget my promises and therefore I begin to decrease in size. This hiding and not telling the truth, and then being ashamed of that, holds a weird level of power. In the bright...
Posted by admin on December 25, 2013 in Mindfulness
Some people are minimalists, preferring to exist with a few important belongings instilled with utility and not personality. Some people would prefer their walls big and white, shelves bare and dusted. Me? My apartment holds a wondrous art collection, bursting with belongings filled with memory, meaning, and personal significance. My Brooklyn apartment has two floors full of vintage furniture,...
Posted by admin on December 14, 2013 in Mindfulness
As the solemn one-year anniversary of Sandy Hook arrives during the holidays, 2013 Speakeasy Guest Michael Skolnik reflects on the tragedy in a video blog, below.  This morning I was awoken by sounds of a nine month baby boy trying to learn how to talk.  Before the sun shed her glory upon this great nation and through my bedroom windows, I could hear sounds emulating from the room next...
Posted by admin on December 10, 2013 in Inspiration, Mindfulness
Every month, we at Wanderlust will be releasing a #WLTop10 list, filled with raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens, and a few more of our favorite things.  To kick things off, we're reflecting on some of the most mindful and moving moments of the year, magical moments that embody "yoga" in their own right.  Take a look at our selections below, and please comment and share some...