The guest, in Indian culture, is highly regarded and to the westerner receiving this level of attention and pampering could often prove to be uncomfortable. Today, more than twenty staff members, including doctors, yoga teachers, and chefs saw me off as Mr. Pramod, the driver who I got the privilege of driving with, picked me… Continue reading Mr. Pramod, My Bachelor Driver!
You were once a young child, just as worthy of care as any other. Can you see yourself as a child? Wouldn’t you wish the best for that little person? The same is true today: you are a human being like any other-and just as deserving of happiness, love, and wisdom. Buddha’s Brain by Rick… Continue reading LYFT Confessions: The Girl From Iran
The people ask, “How do you afford so much traveling and yoga?”
You don’t take the trip; the trip takes you.
Now, did a small part of me stereotype and judge that one from a lower socioeconomic strata will not be tipping me. Yes, of course! Am I proud of that? Not so much. At the end of our ride she pulled out a $5 as would my own grandmother and told me to make sure I buy myself a nice cup of coffee.
How often do you walk without looking at what’s directly in front of you? In fact, how often do you look down? Have you admired the trees? How their leaves fall? Fell? What about the water that is around you with the same qualities within you? What about the air you breathe?… Continue reading Look Out For The Presence Of Wonder