Female Orgasm: The Yoga of Creativity

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I recently read “Vagina” by Naomi Wolf. It’s a biography about the physical, allegorical, and scientific link between women’s vaginas, their creativity and sense of self. I was riveted; sitting on the subway with the word, “VAGINA”, splashed brazenly across the front of a giant hardcover. There were parts that made me squirm (the link between rape in war and taking of a person’s soul), it made me cry, it made me curious (female artists throughout history creating their best works when they were having certain kinds of orgasm), and…read more

Getting Out Of The Woods: Yoga For Depression

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I don’t want to say that I suffer from depression, because it makes me feel like a victim, and victimized was my main emotional sentiment around depression for years. I’d rather just say that I have been blue a lot throughout my life. As a child, I saw psychologists and continued with mental therapy up into my 20s. I have been diagnosed with depression, bi polar disorder and adult ADD. I have taken many forms of drugs, prescribed by professionals and none of them were right for me. In fact,…read more

What the F is Karma Anyway?

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kar·ma ˈkärmə/ noun (in Hinduism and Buddhism) the sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences. informal destiny or fate, following as effect from cause. Above is the definition of Karma in the dictionary. It’s a term that is often thrown around in terms of good and bad. You’re doing “good” karma when you help another person out, give karma as acts of service to your community, or when you donate money. Bad karma is definitely stealing and…read more