Archive for November, 2011

Occupy your Heart

Published on November 29, 2011

Depending on your perspective, we are slowly/rapidly moving toward the Christmas/Hanukkah/Solstice season. It is a time when life should be slowing down, but it speeds up for many because of the pressures the holidays bring. The pressure is there only if we allow it to occupy our heart. Rather, let us allow the love of […]

A word of thanks!

Published on November 24, 2011

While I have so many things to be thankful for this year, I want to say a special thanks to my yoga community. I feel so privileged to lead yoga classes every week with people who appreciate the practice and the time together. My goal for completing yoga teacher training was to share the practice […]

Why is simplicity so difficult?

Published on November 17, 2011

I have found that living simply a struggle. A struggle worth pursuing, but a struggle none the less. I think this is because it goes against the grain of normative society. It is such a radical change in attitude, that much like the act of being present, we accomplish simplicity in small successes. While we […]

Cultivating Gratitude and Simplicity

Published on November 10, 2011

This is the time of year when gratitude takes the center stage. I love having a time of year that the media is focused on being thankful. It is the anthesis of the usual media message. The media seems to be the way to get any message out there. So, I am happy to use […]

After we listen to our life, what next?

Published on November 1, 2011

I have been having an on going dialogue with a fellow yogi and friend about our life paths. What happens when we know our life path, yet our circumstances make following it the way we desire not possible? This in itself is the essence of being on our path. We recognize our direction, evaluate our […]