When we decided to take the hike to beautiful Preikestolen, my friends and I knew that the well placed signage and semi challenging but not impossible trail would get us up to a magical and serene vantage point. Enough research had been done. What we didn’t know was the emotions that would be stirred… Continue reading Unfearful of Death; Unfearful of Living.
Last week I made my way to what I thought would be a purely yogic weekend led by my California based teacher Ducky Punch on a beautiful island in Southern Ireland in the most serene of cottages, the Island Cottage. Everything about this experience was unique and unusual. Yes, I said it, unique and unusual. Now, before these… Continue reading Unique & Unusual: Heir Island Cottage Yoga Retreat and Culinary Experience
My head was tilted at a 45 degree angle towards the rear of the barber’s chair, while the freshly placed razor was all ready to do its deed. The Algerian man slightly brought my head closer to the headrest, feeling the tension in my body as he slid the razor in a northerly fashion from the bottom of… Continue reading Trusting the Sharp Razor and the Barber Who Held It
The past six days on the magical island of Ibiza and the turquoise Mediterranean Sea around Formentera on a boat was just what the doctor ordered. With all that was going on last year, I hadn’t been able to let my mind go and just be with zero plans, no worries and open to joyful… Continue reading Anchored on the Mediterranean
Ibiza is not known to be the magical island for no reason. Yes, it has earned it’s reputation as the party capital of the world, but fortunately there is more to that common stereotype. Yesterday, many signs pointed us towards a restaurant called Sushiya Aoyama. What was so special about this restaurant was not… Continue reading One Night In Ibiza
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Today Was a Good Day.” I find this prompt interesting on a day where I had to make a difficult decision. This morning I woke up with no desire to meditate. In fact it was about 7:30am, way past my meditation time. I dragged myself to my… Continue reading Life Changes Fast. Life Changes in the Instant. Was Today a Good Day?
My morning meditation was interesting today. The thoughts were a culmination of things I’ve been reflecting upon this week, more consciously than ever. I was left with these words to express: Seeking stillness and anchoring oneself during the rockiest of times. . . I didn’t expand on that phrase and invite you to fill in… Continue reading How To Stay Anchored During Rocky Times
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Symbol.” Symbols, undoubtedly, are able to stir emotions and relay a message. The power of a symbol is as intricate as the grammatical rules of any given language. When one thinks about the numerous images one comes across on a daily basis, the subconscious reactions to… Continue reading Why I chose to tattoo the OM symbol on my forearm?