We get caught up in all of the ways we are told we are not enough—we are deficient, we are not as good as, if only we,… Culture is all around us telling us about how to ‘fix’ superficial and perceived flaws in the embracing of one ideal or aesthetic. The truth is that we are far more than the external layer that holds all of our good stuff inside. This concept is called the koshas — or sheaths. In yogic philosophy, 5 sheaths are acknowledged as the 5 layers fo the self.Read More
Research shows that we are in stress mode (fight/flight) 70% of the time. That means that what we see, say, and do is informed by a stress response most of the time. Between this mode and the bombardment of messaging through social media, our judgment and how we view ourselves becomes clouded.
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