The first limb of Yoga is Yama, which deals with one’s ethical standards, behavior, character, and so on. There are five Yamas and the first is Ahimsa; non-violence. And to not harm others is to not harm ourselves. There are many forms and levels of violence, such as gossip, verbal abuse, narcissism, gaslighting, and so … Continue reading Ahimsa. Is it Possible to Practice Non-Violence and Have Inner-Peace?
“We human beings choose to see things as we wish. Few people seem to believe this, though. We decide to be jealous, or angry, or depressed, or happy, or bored, and these choices are often based on our biased interpretations of the thoughts of others. It is amazing how much psychological control many people relinquish … Continue reading Finding Our True Self: The Only Way to Real Happiness and Success
[Important Note: In all that I write, I do my best to never use “you” or say “you”, because, I don’t want to come across as if I’m talking to “you”. Unless, you actually means you and that’s on you, of course. In this post, I tried not to use “you”, but the message loses … Continue reading You’re Not Special
Bill Burr has a bit in one of his stand-up performances where he talks about his temper and his wife lectures him, saying “I don’t understand where this is coming from. You go from zero to a hundred in like two seconds.” And he responds, “First of all, I idle at seventy-five, so it’s not … Continue reading Harmony from Zero to a Hundred
Everyone in my family; my mother, aunts, uncles, cousins, and so on, were gossipy, angry, miserable, grudge-holding, and so full of drama. Everyone. What a terrible existence. My Grandmother was the oldest of nine children (my aunts and uncles) and she attended each of their funerals. She attended my mother’s funeral as well; her own … Continue reading My Grandmother; The 103 Year Old Guru