False verses True Grit

False verses True Grit

When I was growing up I felt so uncomfortable around people I could barely look them in the eye.  “She’s just shy,” my mother would iterate, innocently reinforcing the role. I got quite comfortable in my assignment. Being the shy one freed me from having to pronounce my unfortunate name to people who found it odd and […]

One Word, Content

One Word, Content

Love, ahhh, the universal currency.  When you feel loved you feel rich, content, even if nothing else in your life is going right.  When you feel unloved, (which is different from “hated”) you feel a vague sense of alienation.  The heart closes.  Some say the opposite of love is indifference.  When couples say they have “drifted apart” […]

Back to Better Basics

Back to Better Basics

Recently a company called AtContent sent me a link for my website.  According to them using their resources I would increase my blog traffic by 2.5 or 250% within 30 days! Sounds good right? Let me add, the basic package was free. Ok. So “free’s” good, right? Maybe, maybe not.  The club works off of […]

Dawn’s early light

Dawn’s early light

If you read my provocative piece yesterday, or perhaps I should call it “incite-full” on kosha, you might be wondering as an amateur yogi, where does all that fit in with the chakras?  Chakra symbols are displayed in yoga studios, on walls, brochures, tattooed up people’s spines – what’s up with that? Do clear chakras impart spiritual powers? Verily I […]

Proper Appreciation for Fear

Proper Appreciation for Fear

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far, away I heard “fear” stood for “False Evidence Appearing Real.”  I think the people who repeat this certainly mean well.  They endeavor to encourage. Perhaps you shy from a sport because you fear failure. You might ask yourself “what’s the worst that can happen?” What would be lost […]