For the Love of the Game

The analogies are endless. I could tell you that the Boston Celtics played out of their shoes and out of their minds. They were in... (read more)

What’s Your Mantra?

Commercials are usually annoying, sometimes witty, and occasionally inspiring. Rarely are they ever witty and inspiring. I have to admit, though, I’m digging the ubiquitous... (read more)

Align Your Thoughts, Words, and Deeds

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” -Mohandas Gandhi... (read more)

The Stories Our Bodies Tell

My left ankle makes disgusting grinding noises when I roll it in a certain direction. There’s a sizable scar on my right elbow, and another-... (read more)

Why Do You Do Yoga?

Recently, a former yoga student and, now, current friend quipped, “You’re probably the youngest yoga teacher, ever, to go into retirement.” At this, I laughed... (read more)

Review Your View of Beauty

Chances are you scrutinize your looks, to some degree, on a daily basis. These routine critiques of our bellies and bald spots, thigh dimples and... (read more)

Change is the Only Constant

Recent Reader Query: I had a new experience in yoga class yesterday. I have been practicing for a number of years and have always enjoyed... (read more)

The Freedom Meditation Brings

Before being trendier than baby bumps and bob haircuts, yoga in America was a New Age endeavor practiced in church basements, recreation centers, and, in... (read more)

Om Gal Addresses Road Rage

Reader Query: Being nice: what a novel idea. I was driving on a little country road (okay maybe not a little country, but a lot... (read more)

Memory Lane

The last time the Celtics were this good, I didn’t yet blog, do yoga, or know how to read, but don’t hold it against me;... (read more)

The Yoga of Being Nice

Turns out, the featured yoga pose today, isn’t actually an asana at all. It’s a good deed. Many yogis in America (an estimated 15 million)... (read more)

Happy Mother’s Day!

The following is a letter that I wrote to my six-month old godson, in preparation for his baptism, yesterday. To all mothers, the world over,... (read more)

Zen and the Art of Relationships

It’s often been said that death and taxes are the only things in life of which we can be certain; however, I’m willing to bet... (read more)

Om Gal Has A Confession

Shhh . . . Om Gal has a serious addiction. Until now, I’ve spared you the harrowing details of the rehabilitation program that I recently... (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)
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