Discernment is perception in the absence of judgment with a view to obtaining spiritual direction and understanding. It is the ability to choose from right or wrong, and to judge between truth or error. Of course, here too, we bring in our tainted perceptions and perspectives, but the act of looking at all options and making decisions, with awareness and acute decision making, is already a step above judgement
Happiness can only exist in acceptance.
If you couldn’t blame the mercury retrograde, maybe you can blame the full moon.
I have been in Yerevan for about six weeks now and it is a really smoke infested city. One of the biggest challenges has been dealing with smoky indoor restaurants and clothes which smell disgusting on the daily. I am not a smoker, but have grown up in a smoking household. In an attempt to… Continue reading 3 Ways Yoga and Breathing Exercises May Reduce the Harsh Effects of Living in a Smoke Infested City
The transaction of knowledge is never a one way exchange. Our intention was to connect and bring self-care practices to those who do so much, but at the end of the day, we learned a lot from one another. An eye-opening and honest weekend of testimonials revealed a lot about Armenian society that we have also been observing.
We reached an agreement. They put their toy guns down. They were full on “shooting” us because war is a distant, but constant reality for these children.
Traveling should not be a reason to cease a meditation practice. But, let us be real.