Quote: The Marathon

“I tell our runners to divide the race into thirds. Run the first part with your head, the middle part with your personality, and the... (read more)

Why I’m Running The Boston Marathon: Part 1

Countdown to the Boston Marathon (my first): One Week In mid January, I found myself running around Castle Island in South Boston at sunrise, on... (read more)

Good Yogi, Bad Yogi?

Hey, Rebecca. I’ve been keeping up with the blog, and I think you’re doing a great job. I’m sure you’re not at a loss for... (read more)

For the Record: Om Gal Will Not Give Up Sugar This Year

It seems it’s that time of year again; today is Ash Wednesday . . . Perhaps you recall last year’s harrowing tale of my dependency... (read more)

Friday the 13th: How Do You Spook Yourself?

I’m squeamish when it comes to scary movies. For Halloween, I eschew costumes featuring fake blood in favor of those that require heavy eyeliner (a... (read more)

The Dalai Lama Is Not Following Me

I’ve had an ongoing fascination with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama since college. I’ve studied his life, read his books, and watched Kundun, the... (read more)

Quote: Thich Nhat Hanh

Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me.I vow to live fully in each momentAnd look at all beings with... (read more)

A Closer Look at Your Resolutions

From the time I could link a few sentences together to form my first stories in elementary school to the all-nighters I pulled as a... (read more)

My Friend: Assessing His Life

[Via an email regarding the disparity between a day job and spending time with his precocious niece and nephew]. I can’t deal with these kinds... (read more)

The Benefits Of An Economic Crisis (No, Seriously)

The housing crisis. The auto bailout. A different newspaper going belly up each week. A soaring unemployment rate. Not to mention countless examples of the... (read more)

Throwback Thursday: Tis The Season To Shred

For those of you who missed the athletic folly and emotional assault on my ego that characterized my introduction to the sport of snowboarding last... (read more)

Quote: Pema Chodron

“Mindfulness is the ground; refraining is the path. Refraining is one of those uptight words that sound repressive. Surely alive, juicy, interesting people would not... (read more)

Show Some Love!

‘Tis the season to be merry and bright, right? The above photo pictures me and Om Bro smooching our grandmother last Christmas. Today, for the... (read more)

Postures of Gratitude

Certain poses evoke certain feelings. Some make us feel powerful, like Warrior II. Others bring us comfort, such as Child’s Pose. Inversions can energize, and... (read more)

Quote: Bhagavad Gita

“A lamp does not flicker where no winds blow; so it is with a yogi, who controls his mind, intellect, and self, being absorbed in... (read more)
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