Category Archives: mindful

Rose Nose

A few weeks ago, my fab friend Yolie and I spent a beautiful afternoon in The Huntington Library, Tea Room and wandering through the gorgeous gardens in Pasadena, California. It was quite a better place to be in December than … Continue reading

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In Search of 10

I feel a sense of floundering going on in the collective. It’s as if we’re in this white-capped sea of humanity and so many are out there just treading water, wondering how long they can stay above water. The question … Continue reading

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The Scurvy Elephant

I read Dr. Wayne Dyer’s family’s statement concerning his recent passing. Their pet title for him was the scurvy elephant. It was a term he used to show that going against what everyone thinks you should do can often be … Continue reading

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Mind the Step

My mind’s like a bad neighborhood. I don’t like to go there alone. Annie Lamott If you’ve ever tried to sit and meditate, you know what she means. I talk to so many people who say as soon as they sit to … Continue reading

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Yoga as a Pathway to Recovery

Recovery wears many robes. It can be recovery from addictions. The twelve-step programs have really coined the term in that way. It can be recovery from mental illness. The mental health movement uses it in this way. Or it can mean … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Change

I like talking to strangers. Restaurant servers, homeless people, the Starbucks Barista, the Dutch Bro guy who compares sunrise shots with me, the checkout clerk. I find out the most interesting things. Take today, for example. I’m in Target hunting … Continue reading

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Gratitude is Good Medicine

I actually started another blog today then had to switch over to this one. Sometimes things just keep pounding on my heart until I get it. I’m grateful I got it. This past few weeks gratitude has been growing in … Continue reading

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The LOVE Campaign

I was sitting with a group of teens at an athletic event recently and noticed how quick they were to say mean things about themselves: “I’m so fat,” “I’m so ugly,” “I’m not good enough”–the list goes on. As adults, … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Sick

I can’t remember the last time I was as sick as I was last week. I’d say I caught a cold, but I think more accurately it slammed me into the wall, put its fingers up my nose and pounded … Continue reading

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