The underrated simple joys of living.

“We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.”  – E.B. White A handful of simple tasks that I would normally complain about back home, but I’ve found during my time here in Coromandel to bring inexplicable joy: Hanging freshly washed laundry

A Meditation for Remembering

Find a comfortable supported place to sit where the light falls softly (if it doesn’t, light a candle). Let the spine grow long, reaching the crown of the head towards the sky. Pick your shoulders up to your ears and then relax them down and away. Blink the eyes closed gently and settle in. Now, start to

The Week of Everything.

I haven’t been writing much lately, because the requirement for living this week hasn’t left space for anything else.  I spent the weekend at Swami Satchidananda’s Ashram in Yogaville with my teacher Logan’s teacher Lisa. I’ve been missing Logan so much since she left for California and felt so much of her with us this weekend. Logan

Preparing for Another Trip Around the Sun

I don’t have any specific resolutions for the New Year–there aren’t any juice cleanses or new gym memberships or spring cleanings on the horizon, but I am thinking more about the way I wish to live. I’d like to stop comparing myself to others, for one. I’d like to finally break-up with “I’m not good enough.”

The “Self” in Self-Care

The word “self-care” probably brings up thoughts of things like manicures, trips to the spa, kicking up our feet and zoning out in front of the TV. All of these things are great and often necessary tools for relaxation, but ultimately we’re controlling our external state in order to manipulate our internal state. Wouldn’t it