GRANT ME THE SERENITY…

GRANT ME THE SERENITY…

The Serenity Prayer, “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” This is the bedrock of all Twelve-Step programs. It’s also the bedrock of yoga. If yoga has a goal – not...
WHAT CAN I DO?

WHAT CAN I DO?

It’s almost July 4th, and I know we’re all more than a little worn out. We’re disillusioned, exasperated, tired of the unending stream of horrific policies and indecencies that we’ve seen coming out of the White House in the last 18 months. And yet we cannot get...
I AM NOT A SUPERCHICKEN

I AM NOT A SUPERCHICKEN

On a fabulous TED Radio Hour called The Meaning of Work, Margaret Heffernan challenges the supposedly indisputable principle of “getting ahead” and suggests that we may be going about this all wrong: Superchickens may not be the answer after all. I am not a...
THE YOGA OF CUSTOMER SERVICE

THE YOGA OF CUSTOMER SERVICE

The day began with one of my least favorite tasks – calling Verizon to alert them that, yet again, we had no internet. (We live in the woods, where nature often likes to create obstacles to technology). I’d already put off lodging my complaint for nearly 18 hours, but...
IN THE FACE OF FEAR

IN THE FACE OF FEAR

It’s so damn thrilling to watch these young people in the March for our Lives movement come forward. I keep asking myself, ‘Who ARE these young ones that have learned to claim their voices at such an early age? How did they grow so strong so...
WHAT I CAN DO

WHAT I CAN DO

It’s too much…the reckless madman and his cronies…Mother Nature and her devastating tirades…the ever-increasing number of tasks with which we all seem expected to keep up…the absurd amount of information and technology being designed to “simplify our lives”, which...