Category Archives: Discoveries

“Found Tonight” Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt


Here is a collaboration worth waiting for. The spirit of Alexander Hamilton reaches through to the present. Four days after Broadway superstars Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt released charity single “Found/Tonight,” a mash-up of Hamilton’s “The Story of Tonight” and … Continue reading

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Schools as Safe Havens


“[W]hen I work with teachers, I tell them all the time: You may be creating the only space in a child’s life where he or she can walk in, hang up their backpack, and hang up their armor. Only for … Continue reading

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Equanimous Engagement: Our Students Teach Us


I didn't receive this until after the fact, at the rally. But I find students' respect endearing. #lovetrumpshate A post shared by Richard Hudak (@wholeheartedyoga) on Nov 17, 2016 at 8:38am PST I’m not going to sugarcoat this because this … Continue reading

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Euthymia – Of Peace of Mind


Somehow I got on the mailing list for someone who runs one of those series of self–help courses, the first step of which is to help the presenter by buying into his philosophy, i.e., his book or online course(s). But … Continue reading

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A Love that Transcends Trump | On Being


If you read one thing today, please consider Omid Safi’s blog post at On Being. [T]he spiritual must not be confined to the inward, but wash over, cleanse, and redeem the individual, the communal, and the institutional. via A Love that … Continue reading

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Mystery


“This feast of beauty can intoxicate, just like the finest wine.” Continue reading

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Yoga philosophy, race, and ‘colorblindness’ — Tantrik Studies


Chris Wallis (Hareesh) provides an insightful and challenging reflection on yoga philosophy and the Black Lives Matter movement that is worth a full read. But here for me is an especially powerful core to his reflection. [B]efore I try to … Continue reading

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Why You NEED Self-Care – You Are Your Greatest Asset


Lately I have been doing a lot of personal and professional inquiry into mindfulness in higher education. This is not just a hobby. My return to higher education grew up entwined with my journey into yoga. They are somehow inseparable. … Continue reading

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Deceptively Simple


This morning I was seized by this deceptively simple offering. Thequotepedia.com | Spiritual | Forward this Picture

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Night Shift is Here


Last time I reported about the availability on the iOS App Store, of an app that would shift the temperature of one’s iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to warmer temperatures at night, so that one could sleep. Well, I hadn’t … Continue reading

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