Om Gal Recommends Running Tunes

In reference to a recent post on running, a request was made for some tips on workout tunes- at which point I went “radio silent,”... (read more)

Desserts That Won’t Derail Your Diet

I tend to steer clear of the word “diet.” For many, it calls forth experiences of deprivation, intimidation, boredom, and pining for dessert- and, as... (read more)

Look, Feel, Do Good

In order of importance, a few activities, products, places, and events that get raves right now . . . Looking Good Chisel’d class at Equinox... (read more)

A Foodie, A Yogi, and A Foodie/Yogi Go to Dinner . . .

Upon hearing that a new restaurant was opening in Boston’s North End, I barely batted an eyelash. As home to some of the best eateries... (read more)

Om Gal Answers A Reader’s Question About Yoga Tunes

Recently, askomgal@gmail.com fielded a question about the music played in yoga studios, and the question went something like this, “Hey, Om Gal, I love the... (read more)

Train Your Brain

Meditation is the practice of quieting the mind, and cultivating this skill allows us to live fully in the present moment, which is the only... (read more)

What Brightens Your Day?

To help you kick off the month of April, I’m sharing a few small pleasures that are brightening my days right now. Music: “Ode to... (read more)

Friday Night Rocks

When I signed up for “ninja class,” which meets at a local rock gym on Friday nights, I knew it would require a huge social... (read more)

Tweaked Out By Tax Time?

Unless Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and abundance, is your accountant, there’s a chance that tax time (and the slowing of the economy to boot)... (read more)

What Should I Do With My Life?*

“I sometimes meet people who say, I’m going to be this and I’m going to be that. You feel kind of bad for them because... (read more)

"And The Award Goes To . . ."

Welcome to the first annual Om Gal Awards! Bostonians often seek my input regarding yoga studio and health club recommendations. I try to be diplomatic... (read more)

How To Heal A Broken Heart

It’s probable that many of you are mourning the loss of the Patriots’ perfect season at the Superbowl last night. I’m with you; it’s devastating,... (read more)

Moore is Better!

The Buddha famously espoused the teaching of the Middle Way, a path that hails moderation as the way to Nirvana, as opposed to asceticism or... (read more)
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