The Problem (and Solution) is You

The Problem (and Solution) is You

“To bow to the fact of our life’s sorrows and betrayals is to accept them; and from this deep gesture we discover that all life is workable. As we learn to bow, we discover that the heart holds more freedom and compassion than we could imagine.” ― Jack Kornfield...
10 Things Yoga Won’t Do

10 Things Yoga Won’t Do

This article first appeared on elephant journal here. As a teacher and long-time yoga student, I will attest to its many beautiful gifts. However, there are many things that yoga cannot give us. Ten Things Yoga Won’t Do. 1. Yoga will not always offer comfort. Yoga is...
The Art of Saying No

The Art of Saying No

For most of us, the demands of our external lives seem to grow by the day and we often feel exhausted, depleted and worn down by the time our head hits the pillow. One big reason for this is because it can be so difficult to say no. I’ve come to find that a...
Yoga Strong: A Metamorphose Into Warriorship

Yoga Strong: A Metamorphose Into Warriorship

I call it “Yoga Strong.” Being Yoga Strong is about more than what happens on the mat, but is rather inspired by it. As I’ve gained physical strength, at times utilizing gravity and at others defying it, as I’ve learned when to be passive and...
Breakdowns and Breakthroughs

Breakdowns and Breakthroughs

Early last year, I found myself sitting on the floor of my apartment in San Francisco, in a place I did not normally sit, having a phone conversation that sounded an awful lot like one I had had two years prior, where I had also sat in this same spot. In front of a...
Ten Things I Learned Recently While in Hawaii

Ten Things I Learned Recently While in Hawaii

This wasn’t my first visit to the islands, but it was my first time really sinking in and living the hilife. Here are ten beautiful souvenirs that I brought home with me. 10. Don’t let a time stamp limit your kindness The time you’ve known someone...

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