Category Archives: Personal Revelations

The Subtleties – Ashtanga & Life

My mind was wandering during my yoga practice this morning and I began thinking about how I do the same thing every day – the same physical yoga routine that is – but actually how different it ends up being … Continue reading

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Thankful to be Grateful

About four years ago, I began reading books in the bathtub (back when I had a bathtub!) I think I did it partially because I was so cold in the Pittsburgh climate. I would sit there for hours sometimes, draining … Continue reading

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Some Kind of Creed

I’ve learned some things over the last year or two. I want to share them. There is good and bad in the world. Paying heed to the bad is a waste of time. There is good in the worst of us … Continue reading

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Our Naturally Perfect World — Trying to Make Sense of Tragedy.

I wrote these words earlier today while I was sitting alone on top of rock in the middle of a stream listening to crystal clean water flow down the mountain in a rainforest, El Yunque. I wanted to go for … Continue reading

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Speaking a Foreign Language: Chaos & Control

Tonight I found myself at yet another event, full of people, but completely isolated and alone. I went to what I thought was a photography exhibit in a bookstore, which a new acquaintance had told me about. Instead, the event … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Ownership

It’s difficult to let go. Of our possessions, of people, of the past. We can even become attached to our expectations of the future and what we hope to have happen. What is worse – letting go of something we … Continue reading

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The Head and the Heart

Who knows why we do the things we do or what makes us tick. Some people know what they want to be when they grow up from the age of five and they become obsessed with it and follow through. … Continue reading

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A Breath of Fresh Knowledge

Some days I just can’t seem to get it right. I watch myself make the same mistakes over and over again, day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year. It seems endless, these habitual misdemeanors that … Continue reading

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The Comfort Challenge

On my quest for having more discipline in my daily life, reducing my work hours, and having more free time, all while making MORE money, I picked up the book, “4-Hour Work Week” by Timothy Ferriss. This book is supposedly a … Continue reading

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Should = Can + Like + Want

I was having lunch with a good friend of mine earlier today and we were discussing how hard it is to figure out what you want to do in life, career-wise. She has entered a new chapter of her life … Continue reading

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