BOOKCLUB: Breath, by James Nestor

BOOKCLUB: Breath, by James Nestor

At some point, I became aware that the main benefit I received from yoga was the breathing. The Ujayii – the champion’s breath – is my favorite. I do it most of the day, especially when working on tasks. I’ve wondered if this is the most important thing I’ve learned in my practice. James Nestor seems to have had a similar question as is evident by his 2020 offering Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art.

Mindset. This Is Why It Matters.

Mindset. This Is Why It Matters.

In Dweck’s own words those with a growth mindset are “individuals who believe their talents can be developed (through hard work, good strategies, and input from others)”.1 On the other hand, those with a fixed mindset tend to believe things are the way they are and there isn’t much to be done to make a change.

Intersection: HBO’s Euphoria

Intersection: HBO’s Euphoria

HBO starring Zendaya, has just kicked off its second season. The show is a phenomenon highlighting a plethora of modern issues that teens face such as drug addiction, sexual abuse and exploitation, intimate partner violence, and related mental health issues.

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