Quote: When You Think of Your Life…

Quote: When You Think of Your Life…

When you think of your life as an open field… and a great turmoil makes you feel as though this field, once filled and alive,... (read more)
Life is _________ (Fill in Your Blank).

Life is _________ (Fill in Your Blank).

Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is bliss, taste it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is... (read more)
Quote: Own Yourself

Quote: Own Yourself

“You refuse to own yourself, you permit others to do it for you.” -Margaret Atwood... (read more)
Poem for a Sunday

Poem for a Sunday

Standing still in NYC this weekend (I’m in the Vans), upon noticing a heart-shaped leaf. As promised to this morning’s Om Athlete class at Equinox,... (read more)
Quote: Friends

Quote: Friends

A friend is one whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will... (read more)
Quote: If We Insist on Being Sure…

Quote: If We Insist on Being Sure…

Photo: An overcast, off-season beach day in September. I was the only one around, watching this one boat, in a single spot of sun. “If... (read more)
Quote: Vladimir Nabokov

Quote: Vladimir Nabokov

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea. -Vladimir Nabokov... (read more)
Do You Believe the Story Others Create for You–Or Your Own?

Do You Believe the Story Others Create for You–Or Your Own?

People are free to create any narrative they want about you. Maybe you can gain insight from this, but you don’t have to accept it.... (read more)
Have Patience with Everything Unresolved in Your Heart

Have Patience with Everything Unresolved in Your Heart

Photo: Labyrinth at Prana Del Mar (location of my upcoming yoga retreat, March 10-17**).  I beg you to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart... (read more)
The Meaning of Yoga

The Meaning of Yoga

Photo by Chris Milliman for Ibex A favorite Boston teacher of mine, Mimi Loureiro, shared the following quote in a class recently, giving me the... (read more)
Quote: Life’s Objective

Quote: Life’s Objective

Old growth forest, Mt. Rainier, WA Life’s objective is life itself. -Johann von Goethe... (read more)
Quote: Keep Your Soul Alive

Quote: Keep Your Soul Alive

Photo: Somewhere on Cape Cod, Summer 2011 “To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought... (read more)
If You Are Falling . . .

If You Are Falling . . .

You know the rule: If you are falling, dive.  Do the thing that has to be done. -Joseph Campbell... (read more)

Practicing Presence

“If you are in the moment, you are in the infinite.” -Swami Prajnanpad (Photo: Morning meditation at Prana Del Mar, where I’m leading a yoga retreat... (read more)

Quote: Michael Jordan

Forgive the sports kick I’m on, of late.  It happens.  Yet, I think even the non-jocks among you will feel inspired by the following insight... (read more)
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