Eating Malfuction

Eating Malfuction

There’s nothing inherently wrong with eating or drinking. Even smoking isn’t criminal. The problem lies in motivation. Behavior becomes malfunction when the behavior represents a substitution. If playing electronic solitaire, watching TV or collecting stamps is a substitute for intimacy then there’s a problem, an addiction of sorts – a sensitive behavior going on. But sometimes […]

You be the judge

You be the judge

Two people in two days greet me with the phrase “Oh but you’ve gained weight! What happened?” ouch. Since January of 2016 I’ve suffered menopausal girth increase. The same five pounds has come off and on over twelve times this year. Getting below five, though, has eluded me. I’m starting to feel powerless in my […]

My Brilliant Career continued. . .

My Brilliant Career continued. . .

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Celebrate with me at YogaYoga January 1, 2017 at 10am. This class commemorates Sahasrara, or Crown chakra. Come if you know nothing about yoga or everything or anywhere in between – this class is welcoming everyone. Sahasrara marks my interest in the neurology of yoga. Your body does NOT have […]

Beware of Food made with “Real Fruit”

Beware of Food made with “Real Fruit”

Driving north from Santa Clarita is a billboard advertising McDonald’s new smoothies. They’re made with “real fruit.” Momentarily I wonder as opposed to what? Plastic fruit? Imaginary fruit? Then it comes to me: artificial fruit flavorings. . . .McDonald’s is implying that their smoothie is healthy choice although it’s not. grrr Beware of food made […]

The Unreal Kumari

The Unreal Kumari

Once a person advances in yoga, remembering one’s starter days becomes a challenge. She is surprised by friends who ask “How do you do that?” How does she do that? Analyzing what’s going on requires a different kind of focus than executing the pose. It can be done, if one resolves to pay attention. One must […]

Fast Food and Diet Soda

Fast Food and Diet Soda

Did you know about 80% of the American population will experience back pain? Did you know getting a diagnosis to cause is a frustrating stress-filled experience? Have you noticed that the majority of health professionals prefer to treat symptoms rather than investigate? According to 2011 report from the Institute of Medicine, more than 100 million Americans suffer […]