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A beating heart

Why do we associate love and compassion with the heart? It may go without saying that when we say heart, we do not literarily mean the biological organ made of tissue and blood. Rather, we refer to a sort of … Continue reading

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Counting heartbeats

Somewhere along my yoga practice, I started counting breaths for measuring time. Rather than mouthing 1, 2, 3…, counting breaths enabled me to hold a shorter amount of time when being over-challenged, (breathing fast due to excess effort,) and maintaining an asana … Continue reading

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