Love Does Not Give a Sh*t About the Weather

Love Does Not Give a Sh*t About the Weather

“What would you like in your tea?” I asked brightly. My friend was standing in the doorway, rosy-cheeked and doused in snow, shedding layers of... (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)
How Yogis Weather Harsh Temperatures and Truth

How Yogis Weather Harsh Temperatures and Truth

In case you’re new to OG, let me recap a few essentials as they relate to today’s post. First, I live in Boston. Second, Boston... (read more)
Do Your Om Thing: Yoga Beyond the Mat Class in Boston

Do Your Om Thing: Yoga Beyond the Mat Class in Boston

I try not to get too jammed up about yoga pet peeves, but I have them–just like everyone else.  Most often, I can find the... (read more)
Life is Sweet

Life is Sweet

OG’s family Thanksgiving table, 2011.  At a certain age, my brother, Reece, went through a period of being a finicky eater.  He wasn’t impossible.  He... (read more)
Big News

Big News

I don’t know what other people do moments before realizing their greatest life dream, but I was suddenly moved by an urgent desire to be... (read more)
Behind the Scenes: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Visits Boston

Behind the Scenes: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Visits Boston

His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama entered the Buddhist monastery at the age of 6.  Years earlier, a search committee identified the then... (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)
Remove Obstacles with Ganesha Mudra

Remove Obstacles with Ganesha Mudra

A mudra is a hand gesture used to seal an intention into a yoga or meditation practice (the word mudra translates to mean seal). I... (read more)
Life Moments: His Holiness the Dalai Lama Returns to Boston

Life Moments: His Holiness the Dalai Lama Returns to Boston

His Holiness visiting Boston in May 2009. In sunny moments, he donned a Patriots hat from Robert Kraft. Sometimes, I think I have lived a... (read more)
Choose Your “Thinspirations” Carefully

Choose Your “Thinspirations” Carefully

Of all the ways to motivate me to do anything, calling me fat isn’t one of them.  Showing me photos of underweight underwear models is... (read more)
Impermanence, Letting Go, and the Dalai Lama’s Birthday (at the Beach)

Impermanence, Letting Go, and the Dalai Lama’s Birthday (at the Beach)

On Saturday, I watched a sand palace, nay castle, washed away by an errant wave.  The architect kids handled it well.  Better than I would. ... (read more)
9 Lessons From My Mother

9 Lessons From My Mother

Typically, my brother and I abide by a strict blogging and social media embargo when it comes to our mom, but occasionally, she makes an... (read more)
Pratyhara: Yoga That Has Nothing To Do With Flexibility

Pratyhara: Yoga That Has Nothing To Do With Flexibility

For my 30th birthday, I opted to disappear to Kripalu, a yoga and meditation center in the Berkshires.  I wasn’t hiding from the new decade. ... (read more)
7 Holiday Gifts You Shouldn’t Return

7 Holiday Gifts You Shouldn’t Return

Sunday was Christmas.  We gave gifts.  We received gifts. This is the week after Christmas: we return gifts. We exchange.  We’ll take store credit.  We... (read more)
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