Not long ago, I had an epiphany. My whole life, I thought of my body as something that was separate from "my Self." First, my Christian upbringing taught me that when our bodies die, our soul lives on. And that we must control our bodies so that our soul can life comfortably in the afterlife. … Continue reading Why Yoga, Part One: Annamaya Kosha
A fragment of something much bigger than itself Broken until it can't break any more. Now, it's as Strong as it is Lovely & has something to teach us all.
I love my mother so much I can't stand it. https://youtu.be/DtpBt_DK5G0 Name this movie in the comments & win my utmost respect! I love her completely, in many, completely different ways. First of all, she did SO right by me as a mom. Not everybody can say that about their mother, so I want to … Continue reading Mommy Issues, Issue 1
Uhh.... Do What? What did I do? Well, I took The Local Skank's lyrics literally and Quit My Day Job to become a full-time blogger!!!111 ... ... ... until the money runs out, of course. https://youtu.be/eXGZbO3XNck Unfortunately, I did not join *this* circus, but their CD Collect All Five is legit! How did I get here? … Continue reading Did she really just do that?
What is Yoga? What is Therapy? What is Yoga Therapy? Yoga means union between all things, &/or awareness of this union in the present moment. The practice of yoga can be meditation, prayer/chanting, making cool shapes with your body, but most of all, conscious breathing. All you have to do is unite your consciousness with your breath, … Continue reading What is Yoga Therapy?
July 12th, 2018: Changed title of Homepage post from “What is this?” to “Where am I?” I think it goes better leading in to the disco ball metaphor. On my 2nd or 3rd steep of tea, Café Girl,* L., asked me what I was working on and I told her about my blog, half-jokingly. To … Continue reading Cafe Envie ~ Upriver