What Do You Choose to Believe?

The other day a friend posted a video on Facebook. It’s the story of a disabled veteran named Arthur who transforms himself through a yoga practice. I’ve seen this particular video many times before, yet I never fail to click on it when it crosses my screen. In case you haven’t seen it yet, here […]

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Announcing “The Dharma of Diet,” a 4-week e-Course with meditation instructor Susan Piver and me!

I am so excited to announce a new 4-week e-course in collaboration with meditation instructor, New York Times bestselling author, and wondrous being, Susan Piver, starting September 16th. This course came about as the result of a conversation (or several conversations) between Susan and myself about all the craziness, confusion, and paranoia that surrounds eating. […]

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An anti-resolution for 2014

January can be a virtual minefield for those of us trying to have a healthy relationship with our bodies and minds. You can’t swing a yoga mat without hitting an article or advertisement for weight loss, undoing the effects of the holidays on our waistlines, or getting minutely closer to that ill-defined and literally impossible […]

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Loving Your Perfect Self, Before Improving It

Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, a Zen Buddhist teacher, once told his students “You are perfect the way you are…and you could use a little improvement.” I understand this to mean that we are inherently perfect with all of our messiness, neuroses, and confusion AND there is also some room to improve the things about ourselves that […]

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