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witching hour polls and random musings

Item #1 of the yama / niyama challenge … beginning with the niyama svadhyaya. To break down the sanskrit of it all … svadhyaya combines the word sva (self) with a derivative of the word dhyai (to contemplate, think on, recollect) and is generally translated to mean “self-study”. Besides being a pretty fun word to say (svad-YAYA) …

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Abraham Maslow. Giant in the world of psychology … hierarchy of needs, humanistic psychology, positive psychology, self-actualization, peak experiences, metamotivation, and the beautiful concept of B-values. Etcetera. Amazing right? Right. I was attracted to him as soon as his existence hit my consciousness. He had a huge influence on my thinking as I journeyed on my own …

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