Santosha : Contentment

I set out to climb the whole mountain but I stopped halfway and enjoyed the view. That is as far as I went. This is how I practice santosha, or contentment - the second niyama in Patanjali's Eight Limb Path of Yoga. Often when people hear the term content they think it is complacency, or … Continue reading Santosha : Contentment

Elyse On the Rocks

Right now I am sitting on a rock in the Garden of the Gods, Pike's Peak clearly in view, writing about life. I haven't sat on this particular rock before, but the scene is a familiar one. For most of my life, even before I was old enough to contemplate the meaning of life and … Continue reading Elyse On the Rocks