Saucha (Cleanliness/purity)- choice of things as pure food, pure speech, cleanliness of the body inside and out.
Santosha (Contentment)- “Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” — Mother Teresa
Tapas (Heat, Perseverance)- develop a fire, a heat inside, a burning desire to better ourselves.
Svadhyaya (Study of One’s Self)-When we know ourselves, we can know our needs, and put in place behaviors to fill our needs.
Ishvara pranidhana (Surrender to the Divine)- is acting as best we can, and then relinquishing all attachment to the outcome of our actions, give up our egotistical illusion that we know best.