Things To Skip

Things To Skip

For as long as I can remember, the beach has been a haven, a place where I feel at home. Not in a what are... (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)
Happy New Year & 4th Birthday, OmGal.com!

Happy New Year & 4th Birthday, OmGal.com!

I feel badly for New Year’s resolutions. They mean well, and they bound into our lives with such enthusiasm! Then, somewhere between now and March... (read more)
Love Me; Bangle Me

Love Me; Bangle Me

Remember the first days after Christmas when you were a kid?  Before you were old enough to lament over a credit card statement or stress... (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)
Hey, Yoga Girl Music Video

Yoga Girl Music Video

From the dudes who brought you that catchy Whole Foods rap video, here’s a new diddy called “Yoga Girl,” featuring suggestive lines like “When you... (read more)
Green is the New Black Friday: 5 Day-After Thanksgiving Detox Tips

Green is the New Black Friday: 5 Day-After Thanksgiving Detox Tips

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Slimmed Down Side Dish for Thanksgiving

Slimmed Down Side Dish for Thanksgiving

Om Bro & Me, Thanksgiving 2009 Can we be clear about something?  Thanksgiving does not make anyone fat.  It’s one day, and one meal, and... (read more)
Run into the Present Moment

Run into the Present Moment

Fall is beautiful in New England, mostly because of the leaves.  Pardon me,  foliage. The foliage is magical, if you’re paying attention.  A couple weeks... (read more)
11.11.11: Don’t Make a Wish!

11.11.11: Don’t Make a Wish!

I love auspicious dates.  I delighted at my prediction that a friend’s son would be born on 10.10.10.  (She did not; baby boy was waaaay... (read more)
Letter to My Godson

Letter to My Godson

Today, my godson turns 4.  This is a letter I wrote to him before his baptism.  It’s about learning, listening, and love (among other things).... (read more)
How to Avoid Energy Vampires

How to Avoid Energy Vampires

Robert Pattinson as “Edward Cullen” of Twilight.  Vampires are scary.  They’re also en vogue these days, thanks to the whole Twilight/True Blood craze.  I’m not a fan,... (read more)
3 Steps to Being More Patient

3 Steps to Being More Patient

Ahhhh, patience. We know it’s important, and we think we might have it, in theory. But, then, we’re idling behind some idiot for, at least,... (read more)
Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali!

Diwali creeps up on me every year.  This is probably because I am not technically Hindu, nor technically Padma Lakshmi, despite a not-so-secret desire to... (read more)
Recipe: Tofu Pumpkin Pie To Fool Everyone

Recipe: Tofu Pumpkin Pie to Fool Everyone

Ingredients: 1 block tofu 16 ounces pureed pumpkin (canned is OK; sweet potato or squash works, too) 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2... (read more)