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The path of most resistance

The path of most resistance   Of all the experiences I’ve had with my eyes open, the ones that have been most invaluable have occurred with my eyes closed. During my yoga teacher training, our teacher blindfolded us and we practiced a whole class trying not to peek. This taught me two...

Give up being who you think you are

Give up being who you think you are   Every once in a while, you’re sent a reminder that the only boxes that exist are the ones you make for yourself. On Friday night, I met a paradox of a person. She was a Native American woman who wore a frilly, white sundress and had a deep, gravelly...

If you’re happy and you know it…

If you’re happy and you know it…   When I’m happy, I find it difficult to write about happiness. As teenagers, my writing friends and I justified that the only way to get our “deepest” thoughts on paper was to live a tortured life. To this day, my happiest moments exist in the...

When you’re tired of fixing yourself

When you’re tired of fixing yourself   Will we ever stop feeling like we need to be fixed? I ask this after I spent most of my Saturday at the car shop and watching reruns of “Sex and the City.” Repairs are straightforward for cars because they leave all these clues about why you need to...