Hi Homies! I guess some people were pretty upset about the Super Bowl halftime show because Shakira and Jay Lo were too sexy. Meanwhile, others were aghast we collectively revere a sport marked by violence, head traumas, and lifelong injuries. And then, when we "talk" about these kinds of hot topics on social media, we … Continue reading In the End, We’re All Homies
Hi Beautiful! Every time I teach or practice yoga, my goal is to open us to and energize us with the energy of Love. Yet, what is "Love"? While I didn't realize it, for years I didn't know. As a result, I couldn't Love myself, was disconnected from my infant daughter and (then) wife, was addicted to porn, strove to be … Continue reading Love in 24 Words – Part 2
Hi Amazing! If Love is the point of life, I Love my wife, I love wine, I love peanut butter cereal, I Love my daughter, I love yoga, God is Love, I Love God, and I love Star Wars ... what exactly is Love? At least the "Love" that matters most? I define this Big/Divine/Heavenly Love as … Continue reading Love in 24 Words – Part 1
I can't smell. At all! Wouldn't that be weird? The craziest part is, after my surreal and nearly fatal hiking accident in 2008, it took more than a year to realize I couldn't smell anymore. THAT, is how POWERFUL our brains are! I expected to smell the coffee aromas at Starbucks, the fresh spring smells … Continue reading Our Brain is like a Superhero(villain)’s Weapon, Let’s Use It for Good!
Over Easter weekend, my wife and I got to attend Olya's Nectar Flow yoga practice, a delicious class we adore. Toward the end she had us stretch our shoulders with our arms overhead in a Y and a strap pulled taut between our hands. Being who I am, this reminded me of Jesus hanging and … Continue reading Love = Shifting From “Me” to “We”
Teaching yoga I get to regularly interact with attractive ladies. As you might imagine, thought bubbles related to their prettiness arise from time to time. While I'm realizing this is normal and natural, the danger is when I identify with these thoughts, which is all too common for us. It seems to me we've made … Continue reading Meditation on How Our Thoughts Transform Our Reality