Om Mama Made You a Valentine

Om Mama Made You a Valentine

As kids, my mom was insistent that my brother and I made things by hand. Classmates could delight in buying Scooby-Doo Valentines or superhero Halloween... (read more)
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)
OG Inspiration: Dessa Darling

OG Inspiration: Dessa Darling

  I’ve been thinking about inspiration lately, mostly because I lost mine for awhile, like my favorite necklace carved with the latin phrase audaces fortuna... (read more)
5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Blogging

5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Blogging

To recap: I started this website as a New Year’s resolution.  Then, I blinked, and 5 years went by.  Whoosh!  Here we are, gals, guys,... (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)
Quote: Own Yourself

Quote: Own Yourself

“You refuse to own yourself, you permit others to do it for you.” -Margaret Atwood... (read more)
5 Tips for Beating Holiday Stress

5 Tips for Beating Holiday Stress

Don’t get bogged down this holiday!  (Photo: cranberry bog in my hometown on Thanksgiving morning). It’s official.  The holidays are upon us.  For now, they... (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)
Quote: Friends

Quote: Friends

A friend is one whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will... (read more)
Recipe: Arugula Quinoa Salad

Recipe: Arugula Quinoa Salad

Necessity is the mother of invention, especially in the kitchen, which is how I ended up creating this killer quinoa salad recipe on a whim... (read more)