February, 2010

madness and mindfulness: what gives? [video]

Being PresentWe talk a lot in yoga-related convos about learning to simply be present. We talk a lot about learning to watch our mind, and the thoughts racing through–and through this watching, find the distance between our true selves, and our thoughts. Why? So we don’t go crazy. ..or NotThoughts and overthinking–rehashing the past, worrying…

Feb 24, 2010 · Read More · Comment (1)

emotional intelligence

The higher the level of economic development, it seems, the more anaesthetized we have become to our emotional realities.~ Gabor Mate. M.D. Loving this guy.

Feb 23, 2010 · Read More · Comment (2)

we are star stuff

love love love this RELATED‘namaste’ = “howdy” in sanskrit

Feb 19, 2010 · Read More · Comment (1)

Bilodeau’s Olympic gold, snow, yoga [video]: same same

OlympicsWe dreaded them. We raved about them. We left the city. We raced to watch the flag go by. Whatever our reaction, everybody in Vancouver had their opinion on the Olympic Games. SnowIt made me think of last winter, when the big snow storm hit. And all the papers reported on the traffic snarls, the…

Feb 17, 2010 · Read More · Comment

give love: mc yogi, iPhones, and puppy love [video]

CoincidencesThe universe is always lighting our way with “coincidences.” The message is there for us to hear, if we listen. I had a follow-up appointment with my Ayur Vedic doc, Shiva (aka. Dr. Varma). Really, I just like talking to the guy, and, lucky for me, he’s happy to chat. So we got to jiving…

Feb 15, 2010 · Read More · Comment

moksha: the song. it’s like melodic freedom

Got this from a music-manic friend of mine. It’s inspiration for today. Instrumental post-rock (whatever that means) interpretation of the Sanskrit term for freedom, or liberation. The band’s called Caspian. The song’s called Moksha. RELATEDmc yogi and jai uttal kirtan jamming

Feb 6, 2010 · Read More · Comment