Kim Roberts

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Ashtanga Yoga

Adapt Your Practice To The Times And Shine Your Light

Adapt Your Practice To The Times And Shine Your Light

I talked to an old friend last week. We studied Ashtanga yoga together in Mysore years ago. “You’ve left the herd,” he observed. And I suddenly felt the impact of being out on my own in a strange land. Practice evolves. My practice has evolved drastically since I first started 25 years ago. The path… Read More

The Annual New Year Revolution List

The Annual New Year Revolution List

Rather than making resolutions for the new year, I like to think of changes that will bring about evolution. A couple of weeks ago I shared a practice to help put some perspective on your year in review. Click here if you missed that post. It is one of my favorite ways to do a… Read More

On Evolution As A Way Of Life: Your Year In Review

On Evolution As A Way Of Life: Your Year In Review

It’s that time again, when many of us do a mental year-in-review and track our evolution since last year. It’s helpful to see how fare we’ve come: to give ourselves some credit and identify where we still have room to grow. Here is a practice I like to do to clear out the old and… Read More

Refugee Or Pilgrim? It’s In The Attitude

Refugee Or Pilgrim? It’s In The Attitude

The illusion of stability lulls us into believing we have solid ground under out feet. But we all know things can change in an instant. So a Buddhist is essentially a permanent refugee, or if you prefer, a pilgrim. A pilgrim is someone who embraces this inconvenient truth and uses it to fuel a spiritual path. Read More

What To Do Next (When Obstacles Seem To Block Your Way)

Working with Obstacles

Skillfully working with obstacles is a major part of establishing a solid foundation on a spiritual path, and an essential component of emotional well-being. Read More

Working With Emotions: One Way To Reduce Suffering

Working With Emotions: One Way To Reduce Suffering

Working with emotions might just be the most important life skill we can cultivate. I recently attended a powerful retreat with Tsognyi Rinpoche here in Crestone. During one of his guided meditations he offered: no matter how we conceive of a problem situation, the root of our troubles is always emotional. We may have financial… Read More

On Being An Agent Of Change

On Being An Agent Of Change

Whether you like it or not, you are an agent of change. You affect whatever you come into contact with. You don’t really have a choice about this. What you can choose is what kind of affect you have on those around you. Read More