Browsing All posts tagged under »yoga«

Value, Self-worth and the Business of Yoga.

April 17, 2013


Worth and Work I read this article recently about the inherent value of livelihood, charging for work and the storm the surrounds what, exactly, dictates one’s worth in their chosen field. The article Tl; dr is as follows:  Don’t put a price tag on your value as a human.  I agree and I don’t. I […]

Stolen moments

March 20, 2013


I have read a total of 1800 pages over the past 10 and 1/2 days. Five books, two of them Terry Goodkind (om nom nom seeker of truth), two of them by John Green  ( if I was a dude and awesome I would write like this awesome dude) and a book on starting my own […]

Eyelid Stories and the Great Below.

July 26, 2012


Sometimes I don’t sleep. Fancy that. It’s been a lifelong “thing” so when I was young I developed this method. I would write myself to sleep aaand by writing I mean think myself to sleep – imagining words scrawled across the back of my eyelids – a story that disappeared as quickly as it was […]

Love Bukowski and avoiding the soul crush.

June 12, 2012


You know what I love? Good. Fracking Fucking.Writing. See what I did there- crossing out the pseudo expletive and using ACTUAL profanity? I’ve been having this internal discussion as of late about my use of swear words in my posts –Is it too much?- What if people are offended? Blah-blah. I’ve decided that I am […]

Toilets in Mumbai.

June 5, 2012


When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it–always. Mahatma Gandhi .Toilets in Mumbai. This is the new code. The Grand Chu […]

Cutting the Chord.

May 24, 2012


I have these rose bushes outside of my house. They are unruly and thorny and fast growing with the recent rains. The roses, they like to creep up across the front patio and tear at my legs whenever I walk past, reminding me of their existence- of their beauty. Their blossoms are deep fuchsia, yellow […]

Teaching Love Learning and Firefights.

May 3, 2012


Teaching I love to teach and I love to give to others. Things that pair well in my chosen profession(s).  When I was a little Ahimsamaven I would learn things and then get excited about said thing and then tell EVERYONE about it…ad infinitum. Mom…MOM..MOOOOM! Did you know that Tyrannosaurus’ have little baby arms! Wanna […]