To accomplish anything we want in life we need focus, willpower, and self-control to stick with our intention. The Yoga Sutras tell us that by being ‘dedicated to self-control, great energy is gained.’ (Sutra ii.38) Let’s look a little deeper at how we can develop this essential life skill. Brahmacharya has often been translated […]
Student: Please explain more about what you say in your book, True Yoga, that “human relationships are mirrors of our current relationship with Spirit.” Could you help me understand how this is true when the other person may be coming from a dysfunctional state and taking their emotions out on you? Jennie: There are two layers to […]
In a world filled with yoga classes utilizing everything from stand up paddle boards to silk scarves hanging from the ceiling to accessorize the asanas, it is easy to lose track of the original intent of the postural practice… Originally published on Urban Wellness Magazine Read full article : Why Yoga and Meditation Shouldn’t Be Separated
Originally published in the Llewellyn Journal. 2015. There is no denying that we live in a time and a culture that is focused on self. “Selfies” have become a global phenomenon, and social media fosters a fixation on me, me, and more me. Posturing to appear as “all that” goes on incessantly and often drives […]
Think of the word endurance. Do you experience a positive or negative feeling? Although deemed an admirable quality in others, most people think of endurance as having to bear suffering through a challenge, and thus it evokes a feeling of difficulty within. Read originally published article on Mind Body Green
Wealth, prestige, and power constitute the world standard for success. For some these prizes have come through hard work, for others through luck or inheritance. Yet none guarantee happiness. As the greatest measure of true and lasting success, happiness requires more, and self-mastery is the critical key…Read Jennie’s article originally published on Huffington Post.