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Tapas: Turn Resolutions into Action

To be honest, I have a strong dislike for the ‘New Year, new you’ propaganda that we are forced to endure every January.

However, the New Year – like any change of season – is a great time to reflect on the past and set intentions for the future.

But, how do we stick to our resolutions and turn them into real actions?

Yoga has the answer – of course!

The invisible force that keeps us going is ‘tapas’ – the third of the niyamas.

Read more in my latest blog, ‘Tapas: Turn Resolutions into Action!’

Brahmacharya the fourth Yama

Brahmacharya – the secret to inner joy

The fourth Yama – Brahmacharya There are so many different translations of the fourth Yama, Brahmacharya. I’ve heard it described as ‘moderation’, ‘correct use of energy’ and, most commonly, ‘celibacy’!  Because of the restrictive sounding nature of this Yama, many modern yogis might choose to ignore this one! However, I don’t give up on things …

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