After 150 consecutive days of meditation, I’ve learned several lessons. First up: meditation is not a habit. Shocking.
I have been thinking lately about fear. Specifically, I’ve been noticing the conversations we have in our culture about fears. Many people offer advice on how to “manage” fears. In reflecting on this advice, I found it helpful to draw a distinction between two different types of fears. Two Types of Fears Original Fear Original […]
Earlier this week, I decided to try to incorporate the process of free writing known as “Morning Pages” into my routine. Morning Pages is an exercise offered by Julia Cameron in her book The Artist’s Way. The exercise, as far as I understand it (I haven’t actually read Cameron’s book), is to write three pages of […]
Each time I get myself to Justin‘s Sun Celebrations class at Laughing Lotus I am rewarded with rich inspiration and lessons that deepen my practice both in yoga and in my life off the mat. Before we started the opening chants this morning, Justin instructed us to take two yoga blocks and hold one in each hand, […]
The other day, going through some notes in some old apps that I no longer use, I found this: I am grateful that I can recognize more often that sometimes the best thing for me to do for my mind and body is to allow myself to do nothing, and allowing myself to be ok […]
This morning, as I was walking to my trampoline class at Trapeze School New York on Pier 40, I saw a few signs for a “Chardonnay Run.” I saw more signs and volunteers as I walked back through Hudson River Park after class. My curiosity was piqued. I started to guess in my mind what […]