I'm tired of having delicate conversations about self-care... as though it's a luxury or even an option. Self-care, or 'wellness' practices are what keep you well - they prevent health problems and mitigate the damage if health issues do arise. Do not expect others, even those closest to you, to advocate for you taking care … Continue reading Self-care is not a luxury, it’s SURVIVAL
Another week in Los Angeles and I’m finding my rhythm. I’ve relocated to a new Airbnb at the foot of the Hollywood Hills. But the apartment is more run-down than the photos let on. The images showed bright splashes of red and white - a bold, happy design. It looked clean, clean, clean. However, upon … Continue reading Why (and How) to Position Yourself to Succeed
(ORIGINAL PUBLISH DATE: April 24th through my newsletter) It’s getting warmer warmer warmer in Joshua Tree and it feels amazing! While writing in my journal before dawn this morning, I opened the back window of the Scamp to invite in some fresh air. There was no chill on that breeze. Just the promise of a … Continue reading Before You Can “Feel Better”, You Have to Be Willing to Feel
Back when creator of Stylish Spoon, Ilana Eck, was still a working lawyer, she used to attend my Brooklyn Heights Equinox yoga classes. Her practice was strong, committed, and she always brought good vibes to the classroom. Then, the way yoga students sometimes do, she disappeared. Where had she gone? Well, I was lucky enough … Continue reading From Lawyer to Baker: Meet the Founder of Stylish Spoon
No, a woman is not a wild animal to be chased down and conquered. But yes, a woman does have a wild, intuitive nature that is helpful to understand if you wish for the opportunity to spend multiple nights (days, mornings...) naked in her midst. (And if you wish to satisfy her to the point … Continue reading How to Make Love to a Woman
Back in my early 20's, I was out late one night dancing at a club in the Meatpacking District. It had been a fun evening so far. My girlfriends and I made it past the velvet ropes and were in the middle of the dance floor. We were feeling all the good feels that come … Continue reading Just Because You’re Beautiful Doesn’t Mean You Owe Anyone Anything
While preparing for the Yoga Tune Up® Teacher Training I will be leading next week at Kripalu Center in the Berkshires, I'm digging deep into the Master Classes I will lead each day. While reacquainting myself with the Day 1 Master Class, I am very excited about one particular aspect of what the trainees will be learning. The … Continue reading Over-Coupling: The Surprising Way Your Body (and Mind) Malfunctions
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