Posts by Shanti Sosienski

Shanti Sosienski is a freelance writer, website developer, producer, event organizer, flying yoga teacher and has a few other hats she wears. She loves people of all shapes and sizes and has 1958 Facebook friends that she actually knows. Check her out at www.thekohacenter.com.

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How to Stop Gossiping and Creating Drama

“If you propose to speak, always ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind” –Buddha

Last week my twenty-year-old friend, Dustin, called me out when I was talking negatively about someone to a group of people.

We were sitting around a dinner table at what should have been a really good planning meeting for an upcoming yoga workshop our group was holding.

While we were excited about the out-of-town teachers who were coming to share their incredible knowledge with us for a week, we were stuck on a topic that was both irrelevant and unproductive. That topic …