Relaxing Into Uncertainty

Relaxing Into Uncertainty

Do you get the feeling that we are being asked to be ever so flexible, given all that’s going on in the world at large as well as in our own lives? Even if we don’t – in fact, perhaps especially if we don’t – want to be? No matter what life throws at us, we can often...
What Is Our Dharma?

What Is Our Dharma?

I have a friend I’ve been thinking about lately, in part because of the way she takes care of herself. She is not wealthy, not even close, but she is dedicated to taking focused, nurturing care of herself, regardless of the expense. She takes frequent (by my...
Addressing Trauma

Addressing Trauma

As the Director of a trauma-informed yoga teacher training, I’m grateful that awareness about trauma is on the rise. There was a time when the general social attitude was that a person simply needed to “get over it” if they experienced a traumatic event or series of...
VI. Do Your Possessions Reveal Your Fears?

VI. Do Your Possessions Reveal Your Fears?

I am struck by how many things I have done and kept in my life in anticipation that a bad thing might happen. Just take a moment and ask yourself, how much of what you have in your house, and in your life in general, is kept there because a bad thing might happen?...