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Happiness is also a way of interpreting the world, since while it may be difficult to change the world, it is always possible to change the way we look at it.
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I am often asked about the sources for subjects we talk about in class. The following are books I have read and loved and recommend. Some of them are more “classical” yogic texts. And others cover such topics as the microbiome, microexpressions, and the environment.