Just when I thought I couldn't bear winter another minute, this. Oh my.
Today I am 20,517 days old. From now on I am giving up on years. I can't relate to years. I don't live my life in years so why should I count by years? I live my life in days. I got this idea to count my life in days from Peter Russell. I found … Continue reading Counting the Days
This past New Year's Eve I hosted a free Yoga Nidra class at my studio. A whole bunch of cool people showed up, even though the day was bitter cold, and it had even snowed a few hours before, and the roads were very much less than ideal. I remember I even thought of cancelling … Continue reading A Letter From My Self
Sometimes I find it helpful to think of my brain as a computer. My body is the hardware, and I have an operating system like Windows XP, that runs all the software. This morning during my meditation I kept asking myself: Who is watching these thoughts? Who is interrupting them, noticing what is going on … Continue reading Switching Operating Systems
I really want to like Tim Ferris (author of The 4-Hour Workweek), but I don't. I kinda think he's an asswipe. But he's also a genius, and a lot of things in this book are so cool! So inspiring! So right on! I'm going to tell you about 4 things I read (so far) that … Continue reading Why Tim Ferriss Is Both A Genius And An Asswipe
I have a "Space Chair." Do you? Everyone needs a Space Chair. Virginia Woolf claimed every woman needed a room of her own. I don't really need a room, all I need is my Space Chair. My Space Chair isn't something I ordered from Brookstone. It doesn't give me a Shiatsu massage. It doesn't vibrate … Continue reading Space Chair
I just finished reading Brad Warner's latest, Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate. It was the first book I read on my new Kindle and both the book and the reading experience were great. Brad Warner is a Zen master with a dopey job making monster movies, a circus-y family life, and a past … Continue reading “Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate”