Things and people are not yours to possess: practicing non-attachment

Aparigraha or non-attachment is an essential moral guideline in yoga philosophy (yamas). It’s an important principle for me, it changed my views and led me to reconsider my relationship with myself and the world. Buddha said that the root of suffering is attachment. But what does attachment really mean? Attachment is clinging onto things andContinue reading “Things and people are not yours to possess: practicing non-attachment”

Mindfulness: The art of living the present moment

As this year is ending, I’m reflecting on the experiences of 2019, both the positive and negative ones. I recently told my sister that the well-known saying “living in the present moment” always did sound quite cheesy to me, nothing more. One lesson learned in 2019, probably the most important one, is this one: weContinue reading “Mindfulness: The art of living the present moment”