HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE SIDDHI.
In Sanskrit, Siddhi translates as “perfection,” “accomplishment,” or “success.” Tantrikas consider a Siddhi to be any unusual skill, faculty or capability. Cat McCarthy explained this me as a superpower that already resides in you, rather than one you work towards attaining. Either way, today my Siddhi showed up as my ability to not knock out the lady on the...
britney is so yoga right now.
Before I write the yoga part of this post, let me first state that I love Britney. No, really. I love Britney without irony, without cynicism, without the slightest inclination of hipster snark. I just…love her. The transition from Debbie Gibson to Britney Spears was a natural one for me and one that I take a fair amount of pride in. I am a grown lady. And I love me some Britney. ...
Savasana is releasing backwards into the beauty of your practice.– Susanna Harwood Rubin
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...– Voltaire
This afternoon, I had the pleasure of taking class with the inimitable Elena Brower. Elena proposed the notion that we can get the capital L Love we want by becoming the capital L Love we want. In order to get, we first have to become. An age old notion, and certainly one that we have all heard before: you attract what you are…you get what you put out… be the change you want to see...
Today I locked myself out of my apartment. Right before I called the management company, I gave myself a firm talking to, consisting of the following words: stupid, duh, expletive, curse, derogatory statement, duh, stupid. As I waited (and waited) to be let back in, I was reminded of chapter 4 in Marshall Rosenberg’s “Nonviolent Communication,” the book I am currently reading....
There are two things I love most in this world: yoga and food (not necessarily in that order). My dear friend, S, tells me that her favorite thing about me is the massive amounts of food that I eat. Let me clarify: us girls were sitting around at a dinner party, and we had the bright idea to give one another compliments—the idea here was to name how we were inspired by the others. A sweet...