As a longtime practitioner of yoga, and now a certified yoga instructor, I've been both horrified and dazzled to watch it go so mainstream. Upside: Its healing powers reaching millions. Downside: Rhinestone-studded yoga pants. Ok, actually sometimes those are cool too. Maybe there is no downside.
As a cancer survivor (seven years, baby!) and long-time yogi, one of my deepest passions is holistic wellness--what it means to truly heal on every level of our being.
Paying respect to this awesome earth is a fun honor. I love reporting on eco issues, especially as it relates to spirituality.
"Everything I see or hear is an essay in bud. The world is everywhere whispering essays, and one need only be the world's amanuensis." Alexander Smith, "Of the writing of essays." I don't know what amanuwhatsis means (ok, I just googled; typist), but I do know I transform myself when I write essays and have been born again and again by reading really good ones by others. Here are some of my takes at the form.
Here's where I've gotten to talk to people I admire about deep stuff. Love doing that.
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