Being Our Own Love “Notes”

"I love you; I love you; I love you." I thought to myself for a LONG moment as I lay on my back with one hand on my heart, and the other on my belly. Instead of swiftly flowing into the next set of yoga postures, as I'd planned, Something urged me to pause for … Continue reading Being Our Own Love “Notes”

A Love Letter to Myself

If I had a life song, to this point I think it'd be "Never Enough" (from The Greatest Showman), because I can never do or achieve enough to satisfy myself.  Whether it's my weight on a scale, my pace for a run, how long I hold a handstand, my grades in a class, the "likes" I … Continue reading A Love Letter to Myself

Meditation on Loving Yourself to Love Others, Because There’s No Difference/Separation

You know how a new way of seeing or hearing something can shift your thinking and change your life?  A phrase from movement therapist, yoga teacher, and author Donna Farhi might do that for me.  She talks about "the One All", which is a quick way of saying all humanity is linked to each other … Continue reading Meditation on Loving Yourself to Love Others, Because There’s No Difference/Separation

Compromises are SO 1999, There is Something WAY Better: Joyful Solutions

One of the best and most life-changing books I’ve ever read is Succulent Wild Love: Six Powerful Habits for Feeling More Love More Often by SARK and John Waddell. It’s transformed the way I approach relationships, especially with my wife, in the most INCREDIBLE ways. At the top of the list is what they describe … Continue reading Compromises are SO 1999, There is Something WAY Better: Joyful Solutions

Loving the WORST Parts of Yourself is Essential for Happiness, Growth, Loving Others, and the Future of the World

“If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.” ― Hermann Hesse   I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard some form of the following: What you hate the most in other people, the thing others do that drives … Continue reading Loving the WORST Parts of Yourself is Essential for Happiness, Growth, Loving Others, and the Future of the World