It takes courage to love. Love is not what we think. It is not the cathartic release of repressed emotions. It is not the ecstatic expression of our bodily urges. It is certainly not marriage. Perhaps these things may be… Read moreLESSONS LEARNED FROM MY YOGA MAT : MY FEARLESS HEART !
Not very long ago, there was a time when I was full of angst, and desperate to unleash it. The anger was so great that it was like I am a dragon ready to spit fire to anyone to dare… Read moreLESSONS FROM MY YOGA MAT: TAKING IT EASY
When you have a chronic illness like breast cancer, no matter how brave, strong, or level-headed we are, sometimes we all get scared. Scared of all the uncertainties with each waking hour of the day simply because cancer is such… Read moreLESSONS LEARNED FROM MY YOGA MAT : LIFE CAN BE SCARY
I’ve stopped looking for “The One”—the one person I’m meant to spend the rest of my life with. That’s what we’re supposed to be looking for right? When we’re a bit young, and single again, and have spent the years… Read moreLESSONS FROM MY YOGA MAT: COME WHAT MAY
While we are in a dark night of the soul experience, hold steady knowing the light will appear once again. Whenever a word is overused, it is most likely being misused, and over time, it begins to lose its… Read moreLESSONS LEARNED FROM MY YOGA MAT: SURRENDERING THE “EGO”
For the first time since months ago, I did some meditation today and I felt so good after doing that. Needless to say, it has helped me a lot — the same way that it did to me… Read moreLESSONS LEARNED FROM MY YOGA MAT: RISING ABOVE THE CHALLENGE
Have you ever considered before, what would you do if you could not fail? Probably, and at the very least you’ve heard that idea proposed before. You might have an answer, or a few, but honestly, that’s a pretty loaded question. I… Read moreLESSONS LEARNED FROM MY YOGA MAT : EMBRACING FAILURES — WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU LEAP AND THE NET DOESN’T CATCH YOU ?
Rejection, it never fails to cut deep, does it? We are told time and time again how rejection is a part of life and that ultimately, we are meant to grow and learn from it. Sure, deep down I know… Read moreLESSONS LEARNED FROM MY YOGA MAT : THE ART OF KNOWING WHEN TO LET GO
We need not think alike to love alike. Our commonalities were small, insignificant perhaps, but being in high school, we were both uninterested in comparing notes on religious beliefs or political affiliation. I appreciated his humor and he my smile,… Read moreLESSONS LEARNED FROM MY YOGA MAT : DIFFERENCES ARE GREAT IN RELATIONSHIPS
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. You see your brother at the annual holiday party. It’s been quite awhile since you saw him last. You’ve heard all about his company folding. … Read moreLESSONS LEARNED FROM MY YOGA MAT : AN UNCOMFORTABLY LONG HUG