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Grace a book by Jonni Pollard

Grace

A Practical Exercise in Grace Excerpted from The Golden Sequence: A Manual for Reclaiming Our Humanity by Jonni Pollard (BenBella Books; November 2018) When we think of grace, we might think of the pristine flow of a swan gliding across a still lake, or the poised elegance of a ballerina effortlessly twirling on a pointed […]

How To Live A Life of EASE

How To Live A Life of EASE

Here’s a big truth I’ve learned recently: In absence of resistance there is a big decrease in effort and struggle. What does that mean? If there’s no resistance there’s no effort? Can this be true? You’re probably like me; you grew up believing that if something’s worthwhile it has be hard. It should be a […]

Surfing the Cosmic Wave

Surfing the Cosmic Wave

Finding Grace… Surfing that Cosmic Wave By Peter Ferko Tantra Yoga ascribes the beginning of this iteration of the universe to the same event that physicists now assign it: the Big Bang. I say iteration, because both Yoga and science describe a cycle from beginning to end to beginning again, so this Big Bang will […]

Q & A with Grace Lissauer

Q & A with Grace Lissauer

Happiness Series Q&A with Grace Lissauer Recently my friend Grace Lissauer, founder of The Chocolate Nation, sent me a box of Chokola’j truffles, and it was so good and her story for creating this business was so inspiring that I wanted to share her story with you. And, to quote Grace, “a little piece of chocolate […]

How to find Acceptance

How to find Acceptance

Tony LeRoy’s first step: Acceptance. It seems so easy. In my head I understand that, yes, I accept my life as it is. Going through my day to day… it gets a little tricky.

Peter Ferko's Bio

Peter Ferko’s Bio

Peter Ferko, (www.peterferko.com), writes about finding “Grace” in everyday life for Happiness Series. He pursues happiness on several fronts. He has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years and is a teacher at ISHTA Yoga in New York where he trains new teachers. He is an artist in several media, including writing, photography, music, and […]

Grace

Grace

How to be Late… Gracefully By Peter Ferko Being fashionably late is one thing, but being late to a job, a meeting, or an appointment is not quite as hip. Instead being late is stressful! I’m often running on several tracks at a time and find myself running late more often than I’d like. I […]

Grace

Grace

Graceful Love, Part 1 By Peter Ferko Imagine a graceful relationship. Fantasy, right? I used to get upset that my romantic partners and I could not maintain the common civility that’s so easy with everyone else I know. But over the years, it became clear that those intimate relationships we create are like laboratories for […]

Grace

Grace

Graceful Self By Peter Ferko People all carry opinions about themselves, and have patterns of response and behavior that are deeply ingrained. Since the moment you were born, you’ve been using whatever tools you have along with your experiences to hone a “self,” or identity. Yogis locate these deeply held beliefs in the energy center […]