Tune in or Drop out

Tune in or Drop out

Being a realtor and a yoga teacher provides a wide perspective on this group called humanity. I’ve noticed that changing your job appears to influence whether you move, more than changing where you live influences changing your job. Why does changing your job make you more likely to make you move? Two words: job offer. When […]

Nothing New Under the Sun

Nothing New Under the Sun

When I was in yoga school I heard that “yoga” means union. The teacher elaborated mind-body union, individual with the higher power union, personality with the universe union – there were numerous impressive interpretations. Before I went to teacher training I had heard the word yoga shared the same word root as the word “yoke.” […]

The Mother of Invention

The Mother of Invention

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Is it strange for someone who writes a yoga blog, who has such full appreciation of the universe, to come out against “spirit”?  In the words of Anne Boleyn,  “Ainsi sera, groigne qui groigne” (let them grumble, that’s just how it is). If  “spirit” refers to the grandest, most mystical part […]

Ahead of the curve

Ahead of the curve

If you’ve ever been sucked into a time vortex of provocative titles from sleazy hype-sites you know what I mean when I complain about the Alarming Lack of Content on the internet. Our information highway was designed to digitally retrieve enormous amounts of information instantaneously. It has morphed into a place to waste minds.  Not […]

Bad scenes create bad dreams

Bad scenes create bad dreams

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Trauma, according to the American Psychological Association, is “an emotional response to an event like an accident, rape or natural disaster.”  I add, trauma describes the mind/body response to overwhelming situations.  The description “flooding” seems a pros po.  During trauma the known responses are inadequate to the situation – […]