Confession: Yes, I’m a yoga teacher. And, no, I don’t meditate. Did you know that yoga was invented to help people focus during meditation? And, yet, I struggle with having an active and flourishing meditation practice. What I mean is that I don’t have a traditional practice where one would sit quietly for 5 minutes … Continue reading
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Revisiting ART: K I N T S U G I
“There is a crack, in everything– thats where the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen Synchronicity delightfully comes into my creative process once again. Earlier this year, I learned about kintsugi, an ancient art of repairing broken pieces of pottery and melding them with a golden lacquer. It inspired me to recover an old painting … Continue reading
What is mindfulness?
Let’s have some real talk here, friend. You honestly only have this one present moment. You are not a physicist. You do not have a DeLorean. You do not have access to time travel. You do not have time to punish yourself and live your life in regret. There is fantasy and there is your … Continue reading
How Do You Rediscover Your Inner Artist Child?
My previous blog post was about mourning the loss of my inner artist child. Today I’d like to delve into how do we reconnect, recover, rediscover our inner artist child? The blog contains a series of questions you could do on your own to get yourself back on track when life choices just seem … Continue reading
Do you love coffee? A Love Letter to Coffee
Hola from the beautiful hills of Guatemala! I love coffee. And below is the story on how I fell in love with coffee. In fact, my passion for coffee has motivated me to fly back to my hometown to teach a yoga class featuring Guatemalan coffee and chocolate. This upcoming Pop-Up Yoga class on August 13th will be my last workshop … Continue reading
Is it difficult for you to find peace?
I was listening to a guided meditation from Deepak Chopra this morning. I like to affectionately call him “Uncle Deepak.” His voice is smooth like Bill Withers and sometimes it induces me to fall back asleep. In the meditation, he prompted me to look around the room and notice five new things. All I … Continue reading