The hero's quest starts with a walkabout and no final destination.
NPR has a new series entitled "Stretched" that investigates the lives of working parents in today's world. As you can imagine, the pervading theme in their stories is the exhaustion of being responsible for too many things and feeling stretched beyond their limits. I heard Wednesday's episode while driving in bumper-to-bumper traffic on my way … Continue reading Days 6-7: Stretching vs. Stretched
Straddling two worlds can be tricky- the key is integration.
Have you ever spent a day in silence? Anyone who has done a Vipasana retreat knows the painfulness of silence, especially 10 days into it. Like recovering from surgery or a serious illness, there are the traditional stages of silence: panic, resistance, and surrender. Once you hit the third stage, you know why it is … Continue reading Days 2-3: The Sounds of Silence
This is the name of my new Blog (new as in "coming soon to a WordPress near you"), which is starting right here, right now. It is a record of my personal transformation during a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. It is not representational of everyone's experience, but you might find some nuggets of truth or funny stories about life that leave you feeling a little lighter, a little less alone or a little more aware of your own truth. I hope you enjoy the journey with me!