Patience

Patience

‘The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset’. Over the past few months I have been given an opportunity to get deeply acquainted with the practice of ‘Patience’. After I had a routine mammogram this past November,...

Fear

FEAR False Evidence Appearing Real As we approach the Autumn Equinox and enter into the darkest time of the year, our shadow side yearns for the validation that only fear can deliver. It would seem that this is a necessary and natural reaction to the cycles of our...

Living Yoga

My relationship with yoga all began in August of 1999. I was living on my own in Toronto and working as a Marketing Manager at a high tech company. Two months earlier I had just met Bill, the man of my dreams while visiting NYC for a long weekend with a friend. Bill...

Summer 2012: Intuition

Have you ever retraced the pattern of your life and wondered about the circumstances and choices that led you to this present moment? Have you ever made a decision based on a gut feeling rather than a rational conclusion? Have you ever been influenced by what feels...

Spring 2012: Surrender

One of my oldest and dearest friends lost her father to cancer yesterday, practically on the eve of the 20th anniversary of my own father’s death from the same disease. Suddenly two decades seems like a heartbeat away and time has warped and stirred up familiar...

Spring 2011: Spring Cleaning

I had a reoccurring dream last night: I was wandering through an enormous airport terminal awaiting my flight and I began to panic when I discovered I was without my baggage. I walked for seemingly endless miles through this cavernous terminal, finally finding my...

Winter 2010: Heart Light

As the winter days limit our exposure to light, coming to fruition on December 21st have faith that something monumental is incubating deep within all of us. A seed of light deep at the centre of our heart is re-remembering its source. As we gear up for the holiday...

Summer 2010: Resistance

There’s a universal phenomenon that occurs for most practitioners at some point in their yogic journey where they eventually encounter resistance. This can manifest physically while in various asanas. But it can just as easily show up in our thought processes...