Tag Archives: gratitude

On Being Intimate on the Internet


Tim Berners-Lee, the person credited with outlining the principles of the World Wide Web, is widely reported to have said he didn’t expect so many pictures of cats. But reportedly, he also said he didn’t expect people to be so … Continue reading

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Knowledge


I have a cold today. I know what you may be thinking: “Is that a topic really worthy of a blog post?” I think it is, for two reasons. The first is that it is really unusual for me to have a cold. The second is that I believe I know how to cope with it. Continue reading

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Brené Brown: wishing you love and light – Ordinary Courage


Nothing has been a greater gift to me than the three lessons I learned about joy and light from people I’ve interviewed who have spent time in sorrow and darkness. Even before Sandy Hook I was reflecting on these learnings as a way to stay centered during the holidays. Continue reading

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Tumbling toward Mabon


It’s another beautiful late summer day, and I am emerging from a weekend spent with Bill Mahony, author of Exquisite Love, and my teacher Sara Davidson Flanders, at All That Matters in Wakefield, RI, reflecting on the Nārada Bhakti Sūtras in … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to my gratitude practice…


Think, and think again. During the second immersion, while we were discussing the effects of yoga on our everyday lives, I said something flippant like, “I feel grateful all the time, I hardly need a gratitude practice.” I regret that … Continue reading

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Wholehearted Devotion


"Praise Song for a New Day" by Suzzy & Maggie Roach on Zero Church is my inspiration for this morning. http://t.co/5KeS7nyY #iTunes — Richard Hudak (@drwh0) February 18, 2012 If man [sic] cannot pray he is gagged; if he cannot … Continue reading

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Breaking: Anusara to become A Teacher Driven Organization


John Friend has sent a new letter to licensed Anusara teachers, and it’s available over at Bay Shakti. I deeply feel your pain and confusion since it is also my pain during this time. My highest wish is to live … Continue reading

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perfectionism minefield


How wonderful to read this acknowledgement from Brenée Brown, social work researcher, who a few months ago was a darling in Anusara circles, her TED talks on vulnerability making the rounds of blogs and discussion board. Personally, I’m in that … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Prayer


For several reasons I like to hear about the Iroquois. Chiefly, I think it is because I grew up in New York State, and in elementary school, learned all about their way of life. I spent teenage summers close to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Eve


Even before I spoke frequently of “mindfulness” in that particular way, there was this song by Bob Franke, planting seeds with its beauty. It’s so easy to dream of the days gone by Its a hard thing to think of … Continue reading

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