close up wheels of BMX mountain bikes
“I’m hoping my routine will break me out of my rut. If I keep spinning my wheels, I’m bound to become a bicycling champion.” ~ Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE Over the last... read more
ONE WAY signs pointing all directions
I’ve never met a single-discipline artist. Every creative person I know says things like, “Well, I’m a writer. But I also sing in a choir and play bass guitar and drums and embroider and do... read more
fish in deep indigo water
Take a moment to close your eyes and take three breaths. Simply get a sense of yourself as you breathe in and out. Gently let your eyelids fall and allow the sensation of breathing to prevail.... read more
silhouette of woman practicing yoga outdoors
In Yoga and Ayurveda we often seek a fixed or set experience of perfect health.  As a newcomer to Ayurveda, we try to understand the 3 constitutional types, or Doshas, and may have the idea... read more
feathered dream catcher with sun behind
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance Dreams are a mystery. Scientists still cannot explain with any certainty why we dream. Dreams are magical, linking us to another world full of wisdom... read more
woman from back standing in surf, arms outstretched
And as you stand there Hands clasped in front of you Eyes downcast Concealing the disobedient pounding of your heart It dawns on you: Here we go again. And while you no longer allow... read more
silhouette of lone hiker at dawn
Poet, philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau had definite ideas about how to live a better life. They can all be summed up in one word: simplify. Thoreau is quoted ... read more
to do list with pen and calendar
Get out a piece of paper and write “Could Do” at the top. I like “could-do” lists because I find “to-do” lists too dictatorial. They make me feel pressured and... read more
detail from painting by Laura Basha showing woman and plant tendrils
"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens."  ~ Carl Jung “ The willingness to “deal” with the inner... read more