An Assorted Pick

Mindfulness

Helpful Ways to Create Balance

* Originally posted on ElephantJournal.com Balance isn’t just a number corresponding to the digits in our bank account, nor is it just a number on the scales indicating how light our body is. Balance is not about how steady and how long we can hold a headstand. Balance is something we constantly create in the world and adjust according to a feeling…
Change

Can We Change ‘Change’?

* Originally posted on HuffPost.com This article has been through many changes. What if our idea of ‘Change’ is blocking our personal and global ability to create shift and transformation? Is it possible to create something completely new in the future without full acceptance of the past and present? It is possible for us to experience a global shift towards…
Bowspring

Withdrawal of the Senses: Practicing Yoga Blindfolded

* Originally posted on Gaia.com In yoga philosophy, Pratyahara – translated as removal of the senses, is designed to take us from the outside to the inside, a journey for the yogi to find the Self. How about removing your ability to see? It is one thing to close your eyes during a practice, yet to actually remove the choice of opening…
Mindfulness
“Encouraging Words” by Zen Master Guishan
Change
Conscious Drinking: 5 Ways to Happier (& Healthier) Holidays
Recipe
My version of the ‘Life Changing Loaf of Bread’
Bowspring
Perfect by Design