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Santosha – Contentment with what-is or Gratitude

Over the past month, I have been spending time in an ashram in Thailand learning yoga philosophy, one of the six systems of Indian philosophy.  One of the concepts I learned here is santosha – contentment of the current state or gratitude.  Living in a modern society, we are typically unhappy with ourselves, the current…


An Uber ride back home after dancing Bachata: Universal love

Last December, I took an Uber ride back home after hanging out at a friend’s place. That night, I learned Bachata, a dance which originated from the Dominican Republic. (Thank you for inviting me that night Tash if you’re reading this!) It’s interesting how an Uber ride in itself can be the most interesting experience….