This post is for all the endurers out there. You know who you are: When your life starts going sideways, you hunker down and tell yourself things like, “I’ll get through this.” “I just need to hold on a little… more →
Certain times of year are just busier than others. The holidays, for example. And also, spring. You can feel the unspoken urge to get as much planned and executed as possible before summer comes and slows down the pace. If… more →
My family and I are moving in 10 short days. Which explains why most nights find me sorting our stuff in to move, sell, or give away piles. But there’s one other particular pile that I want to talk about today: stuff that needs fixing.
I recently had the good fortune to attend a mini meditation workshop with Sharon
Salzberg, where I had the chance to ask one of my most pressing questions about meditation.
If you practice an ancient self-care ritual–such as yoga or tai chi–think of all the people who have talked to one another over the last three thousand years, keeping the discipline alive and making your practice possible.
I’m just going to go ahead and say it: It ain’t easy to meditate regularly. I’ve finally learned to pick something I do every day that requires me to sit still and turn that into my meditation. For example, my nightly glass of wine.
This summer, we decided to split a CSA share with our neighbors. Going halfsies not only reduced the cost (and the sheer amount of lettuce)…