I Decided to Dance Anyway

I Decided to Dance Anyway

I was four years old when I took my first dance class. It was an Indian classical dance form called Bharatnatyam. I took to it right away, absolutely loving every minute of it. A few years later I enrolled in Classical Russian ballet. Such different styles, but both...
Mind No-Mind

Mind No-Mind

Eastern philosophers and teachers for thousands of years have taught the concept of “No-Mind”. In Zen Buddhism it is known as “Mushin”, a concept learned by martial artists, practiced by the Samurai warriors, to achieve a state of complete nothingness, even if just...
Is It Poise or Poison?

Is It Poise or Poison?

“Too cool for school.” Raise your hand if you remember using that phrase when you were a kid. You know the kids I’m talking about…the ones who always wore the best brand name clothes, drove the fanciest cars, and sat at the “cool kids...
How Do Your Habits Shape Your Life?

How Do Your Habits Shape Your Life?

Human beings are creatures of habit. We generally feel the most comfortable, safe, and secure when our lives are orderly and we are on a schedule. We spend millions of dollars on planners and calendars and reminder apps so we stay on track and don’t miss a beat....
The Fibers of Your Being

The Fibers of Your Being

This past weekend I attended a felting workshop with a wonderful group of women called WOW – Women of Wisdom! I met artists, healers, creative entrepreneurs and women from all walks of life. We made a sacred cloth with natural and dyed sheep fibers. Assembling...

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