20 Articles by Fergus Higgins

Fergus Higgins

How I Lost 21 Pounds Last Year + What I'm Doing This Year

About a year ago, I wrote a piece about how I'd lost 30 pounds and planned to lose another 25 this year .

Fergus Higgins
January 14 2013

My Personal Journey of Healing Through Yoga

When I was young I played a lot of sports like soccer, rugby, tennis, and I even ran marathons. But because of work, accidents (and family), I became...

Fergus Higgins
January 16 2012

How I Lost 30 lbs in 2011

In 2011 I lost 30lbs and I plan to lose another 25 in 2012. Here's how I did it, and how I plan to continue my weight loss success in the next year.

Fergus Higgins
December 30 2011

Matter and Spirit (Poem)

Classical yoga splits the universe in two parts: Matter and spirit...

Fergus Higgins
December 29 2011

Samadhi - 8th Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
November 28 2011

Dhyana - 7th Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
November 9 2011

Dharana - 6th Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
November 1 2011

Pratyahara - 5th Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
October 17 2011

Pranayama - 4th Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
October 4 2011

Asana - 3rd Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga! The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
September 21 2011

5 Yamas of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. There are 5 Yamas:

Fergus Higgins
September 2 2011

3 Reasons Yoga Teachers May View the Universe as Benevolent

First, let's start with two varying opinions from two great scientists:

Fergus Higgins
August 26 2011

F Is for Fear of Death!

Quick recap: We are all connected! To each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the rest of the universe atomically. However, if we are...

Fergus Higgins
August 19 2011

A Is for Aversion!

Quick recap: We are all connected! To each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the rest of the universe atomically. However, if we are...

Fergus Higgins
August 12 2011

A Is for Attachment!

Quick recap: We are all connected! To each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the rest of the universe atomically. However, if we are...

Fergus Higgins
August 5 2011

"P" Is for Pride!

Quick recap. We are all connected! To each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the rest of the universe atomically. However, if we are...

Fergus Higgins
July 29 2011

"I" Is for Ignorance!

Classic yoga breaks the Universe into two parts: Matter and Spirit. Matter is made up of the 3 "gunas": sattva, rajas and tamas. Sattva is the place...

Fergus Higgins
July 21 2011

If We Are All Connected Then Why Do I Feel Separate?

As per my last article on MindBodyGreen, 'We Are All Connected' modern science has shown us how we are all connected to:

Fergus Higgins
July 14 2011

We Are All Connected

Carl Sagan once quipped: "We are here so the universe may know itself". Today, science shows us we are all connected, kinda like yoga, which connects...

Fergus Higgins
July 7 2011