A Birthday Wish

I had a birthday this week, and it was lovely and full of sweetness despite falling right in the wake of Sunday’s horrifying massacre. The thing is, after you reach a certain age, death always seems to show up for your birthday. It’s not like you invite the Grim Reaper to the party, but you … More A Birthday Wish

The Yoga Apologist, or How to Conquer the Raw, Rough-around-the-Edges Days

I tend to think of myself as an easygoing, carefree type of person. Do you know why I think that? It’s because, clearly, the version of myself that exists inside my head has never met my actual self. In reality, I am often anxious, self-critical, obsessively analytical. I am frequently tense without even being consciously aware … More The Yoga Apologist, or How to Conquer the Raw, Rough-around-the-Edges Days