I always thought I would be discovered. I thought some teacher or adult would tell me what I should be when I grew up. I thought somebody would see my hidden talents and out me. Tell me,“You’re special.” Or at least: “You’re so good at that.” At the time I didn’t care what they said, … Continue reading Where I Went Wrong
Yesterday on Facebook I posted that now that it is May, it's time for a new Challenge. Someone commented: "Just name it." And I was thinking about this. I think I am being asked to say something like: "Yoga 5 days a week. No excuses!" Maybe they want me to set up a Facebook accountability … Continue reading Name It!
I didn't know what I wanted to be when I grew up until I was 51 years old. When I finally found “my thing" it wasn't the thing I thought it would be, and it certainly wasn’t anything anyone would ever pay me to do. But by that point, I didn't really care about money. … Continue reading 5 Things To Do While You Figure Out What You Want to Be When You Grow Up
Six years ago today I opened Main Street Yoga. I have been thinking all day about the wild, circuitous, error-ridden path that led me here. I really want to tell the story of how all this came to be: how I came to be a teacher of yoga, how I came to be the way … Continue reading The Story of Main Street Yoga
I am of one the happiest people I know. It’s taken me a long time to get to this present state of happification, but I am definitely here now. And here to stay. This evening I walked into my studio after what seemed like weeks of being away (it was only 6 days), fell down … Continue reading If The Shoe Fits
I know a lot of people who don’t like their jobs. I know some that can’t stand their jobs. I know a few who can’t even bear to get out of bed in the morning they hate their job so much. You know what I wish? I wish that every single person who is just … Continue reading Thought Experiment