Yoga Journal

Let’s be honest

I used to be in my own bubble, really worried about what others thought of me. Sometimes it takes the action of doing something like seva (selfless service) to get out of that self-obsession. My Nonnie showed me that. She was always a very generous person, giving compliments, money, or her time to help others.

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