This is My Brain on Yoga

Today I went back to Bikram yoga for the first time in about two months. I have lots of excuses as to why I stayed away so long, but I won’t bore you with those. What i will say, is that the clarity of thought that comes during those 90 minutes, is stunning. I wish […]

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Big, Loud and Hairy

I didn’t write yesterday. I was absorbed in other matters, namely hosting dinner and drinking champagne while I made gluten-free chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches. Yep, that’s my excuse. It was a good day. I didn’t write, but I thought about the prompt, intensely. I was listing my fears in my head: spiders, centipedes […]

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Five Ways to Not #Fail

I have decided that it’s time to confront my weaknesses and failures – the traps and pitfalls I fall into over and over again. They cause annoyance, waste time, and generally hold me back. They pop up when I am busy, distracted, or tired. Perhaps if I acknowledge my failures, and share them I will […]

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The Dangers of Org Porn

You know that feeling. You stop flipping or clicking and stare at the photograph. It makes your pulse quicken. Your mouth waters. Your cheeks flush. Then the guilt begins to set in. For men this might be a photo of flesh. For many of us women, it’s a bookshelf organized by color. Or perhaps a […]

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Future Focused

A popular new-age mantra says, “Be in the moment.” As someone who was raised by 1970’s hippies, I know it well. Frankly, I have never had a problem being in the moment. Instead it can sometimes cause problems for me. When you are in the moment, the past and the future does not exist. When […]

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