journey

A Whole Human Being

I keep coming back to Edwina: The Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct, by Mo Willems. When a book is that foundational to your life, you just keep thinking of it over and over again. If you have not had the privilege to read Edwina, let me tell you about it. Edwina is a dinosaur who lives in a small town and bakes everybody chocolate chip cookies. She’s super nice and she also […]

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It’s Okay If You Don’t Understand: Yoga 101

Yesterday I started teaching yoga to students at Temple University, and it was like I had never taught yoga before. Seriously. I have been teaching yoga for nearly 7 years, and only yesterday did I feel like I actually started teaching yoga. That is how amazing yoga is. There is nothing like this business in the world. The reason I am now more of a yoga teacher, is that I’ve […]

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Faith Is the Thing with Feathers

If this computer screen did not separate me from you, do you know what I would do? I would sit across from you in a coffee shop and we would sip cappuccino and eat croissants. Damn, I love croissants. And I would ask you about you. I would ask you something about how you grew up, maybe, or we’d talk about books. And maybe I’d share with you my latest […]

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You Can’t Know What You Know Before You Know It: Relationship Lessons from a Yogini

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” –Maya Angelou “Boss up and change your life. You can have it all, no sacrifice.” –Lizzo   When someone is not right for you, he or she will show you that again and again through actions. I don’t care what this person says, or what story you have in your head about how the whole relationship is going […]

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