Sutra Studies Week 50: Check-In | The Ignorance Of Unconscious Bias (For Example Racial Bias) Is Often Tied To A Strong Attachments To Ego-Identity For Most

I once sat at a kitchen table with a person who claimed to be “race/color-blind;” a person who claimed to see “all people as they are.” We sat together so that I could oversee his completion of an emotional intelligence … Read MoreRead More

The Yoga of Coping With Racial Trauma: Protecting Yourself And Your “Black” Children From The Internal (And External) Damage Inflicted By Hatred

“[S]uddenly there was Sweet Home rolling, rolling, rolling out before her eyes, and although there was not a leaf on that farm that did not make her want to scream, it rolled itself out before her in shameless beauty. It … Read MoreRead More

Using Your Personal Power To Deal With Racism, Sexism, Abuse, Violence, And/Or Disrespect (Or To Just Generally Deal With A “Mean & Ugly Bully”)

Let others take responsibility for their words, thoughts, and actions in the same way you are best served by taking responsibility for yours. If someone is intentionally (or “unintentionally”) disrespectful, hateful, abusive, racist, sexist, or harmful to you in any … Read MoreRead More