Om Gal Has an Appointment with Dr. Howser

The prognosis is good . . . prolific blogging to continue ASAP. [Photo: Rebecca Pacheco and Neil Patrick Harris at the Opening of CBS Scene... (read more)

Be Yourself

“To be nobody but yourself- in a world which is doing its best, day and night, to make you like everybody else- means to fight... (read more)

Moving Day

September 1 is a great time to move. In Boston, half the city’s population, also known as its college students, do this with aplomb each... (read more)

What is an "Om Gal?"

During the introspective week after the melee that categorizes the holiday season and before the lofty promises of a New Year, I started writing this... (read more)

Om Gal Makes You Breakfast

Hopefully the holiday weekend treats you all to restful days, rejuvenating activities, inspiring friends and family, and wholesome meals made with love- starting with this... (read more)

Kick It With Eco-Cool Shoes

Let your friends teeter around in sky-high stilettos while you positively prance in eco-chic kicks by Terra Plana. Made from reusable materials such as seatbelts... (read more)

Om Gal Writes a Letter to Summer

Dear Summer: I understand that you’ll be going away soon, and I thought I might persuade you to stay a while longer. Perhaps another trip to... (read more)

Quotes: Prescriptions for Happiness

“Nine requisites for contented living: Health enough to make work a pleasure. Wealth enough to support your needs. Strength to battle with difficulties and overcome... (read more)

Breathe in The Final Days of Summer

The philosophy behind pranayama or “breathwork” is that by controlling one’s breath, one can settle the fluctuations of the mind. For example, to simply focus... (read more)

An Indoor Running Workout You Won’t Hate

As you may know, I’ve been coerced by my om gal pal, Elizabeth, to run a 24-hour adventure relay in New Hampshire next month. While... (read more)

Happy Feet

Any fashionista wearing stylish shoes that compromise comfort or person working on his/her feet for hours on end understands that aching tootsies can really get... (read more)

Quote: Hope

“If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.” -St. Clement of Alexandria... (read more)

"When are you going to teach again?"

In the two years since I decided that teaching yoga full-time was no longer my ideal career path, former students and colleagues, Om Gal readers,... (read more)

Quote: Buddha

“On life’s journey, faith is nourishment; virtuous deeds are a shelter; wisdom is the light by day, and right mindfulness is the protection by night.... (read more)

Reader Query: Chanting

Dear Om Gal, I am interested in learning the Sanskrit chants I often hear my teachers recite in class. Do you know of a resource,... (read more)