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self-care

  • The answer is in the prayer
    Life

    The answer is in the prayer

    School is (almost) over. Kids are hectic, over-the-moon excited by the long luminous evenings, and high on sugar from all the Fudgsicles they’ve been eating. I’m hectic too. But not in a good way.…

    June 9, 2019
  • I don't like you anymore
    Life Yoga

    I don’t like you anymore

    I pride myself on being a realistic minimalist. As in I don’t mind a little mess, and I enjoy having choices in the morning as I get dressed, but I can’t lie: I def…

    May 26, 2019
  • Uncharted territories
    Life

    Uncharted territories

    I feel on top of a mountain. I see a view I never thought I’d see. A whole new world in front of me. A world of possibilities and full-blown freedom. They tell us…

    May 20, 2019
  • Revisiting the classics
    Life

    Revisiting the classics

    Guru Jagat is gone, and I miss her. For those who don’t know her yet, yes, she’s the magnificent lady with the long blond hair. And yes, you’ll often see her all dressed in…

    May 12, 2019
  • The 3 Cs
    Life Yoga

    The 3 Cs of a queen

    Thanks to Yogi Bhajan, I got out of this self-misery narrative I had been telling myself for several weeks now. Back to reality, and to the things that truly matter to me.  I don’t…

    May 5, 2019
  • Human form
    Life

    Human form

    I had underestimated the beast. After having reached my minimum healthy BMI, I thought I was good to go. I didn’t expect my body to go above and beyond, which is exactly what she…

    April 28, 2019
  • Why not, coconut?
    Life

    Why not, coconut?

    Two friends are in a bar on a Friday night.  One says to the other:  “Hey man, we’re gonna turn 30 this year. Any big plans?”  The friend answers: “Didn’t even think about it. Can’t…

    April 21, 2019
  • Bountiful, blissful and beautiful
    Life

    Bountiful, blissful and beautiful

    My therapist always has the best outfits. She’s casual yet has an edge that makes her truly charming. As in she was the first one I saw with Toms way back in 2009. Def…

    April 13, 2019
  • Smells like team spirit
    Life

    Smells like team spirit

    Ever heard of after-Easter Halloween candies?  It’s probably because I’m the only kiddo to ever have practiced delayed gratification at 6.  See, I wanted to make sure I’d have candy all through the year.…

    April 7, 2019
  • Icing on the Rugrats cake
    Life

    Icing on the [Rugrats] cake

    There’s this 2-hour yoga class I’ve been meaning to do for a couple of weeks. I’m waiting for this chill Friday night or laid-back Saturday afternoon to get to this one, as if you…

    March 23, 2019