Archive for April, 2016

Yoga Under the Oaks

Published on April 23, 2016

Last week I mentioned an opportunity to practice under the Oaks at the Mackenzie Preserve of the Sierra Foothill Conservancy. The Preserve is located about 20 minutes outside of Fresno off Auberry Road. You can read more about the class and the instructor on the conservancy website at Check the out the tab “classes […]

Fearlessly facing change

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One of the Buddhist concepts surrounding fear, is walking toward that which we fear, rather than running from it. The idea is that when you walk toward that which you fear, it loses it’s power over your emotions. When the power is gone, we can view that which we feared, as”no big deal”. In my […]

Gather our energy to prepare for change

Published on April 16, 2016

How does staying in the “now” help us deal with change? Does it help us trick ourself by not thinking about the future? I think we can’t help but think about the future. We need to plan for dinner, for a vacation, for our retirement. These events are real. A prepared person is wise to […]

Contemplating change and adaptation

Published on April 9, 2016

Change. Our physical changes can be subtle or dramatic.How we react to them provides us with the opportunity to learn how to adapt. Several years ago I broke my ankle. This meant 6 weeks of no weight bearing and then several months of wearing a restrictive brace. This can be problematic for life in general, […]


Published on April 2, 2016

Our focus for April is impermanence. We all know that change is the constant in life. But taking the idea of change a step further, we come to impermanence, our own, our love ones, everything. Some will find this idea depressing. It is the reality we all live with. Once we decide that we want […]