Thanks for Then and Now

Thanks for Then and Now

Last week, a student told me a story about walking in his neighborhood, feeling very free and easeful after his lesson, until he noticed a woman coming out of her house a few doors down. At that point, he felt himself beginning to take on a more closed and protective...
A Stoplight is an Opportunity

A Stoplight is an Opportunity

You can learn a lot about your driving habits by paying attention to how you feel and what you notice when you stop the car. Here are six things to try while waiting for the light to change: 1. Gently quiet your thinking and bring more of your attention up and out to...
Ready or Not?

Ready or Not?

This photo happened while I was on my way to a workshop in New York City. Part of my commute took me through the flower district in Manhattan, where plants and flowers of all kinds were being brought outside for display. The scent of the hyacinths hit me, then the...
What my sleeve taught me about my habits

What my sleeve taught me about my habits

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” ― William Morris I have a plain black jersey-knit sweater that I’ve worn so much, and thrown in the wash so many times that it really should be in tatters. It’s not. At this...