Guru: a teacher who helps us overcome our individual fears.
Creativity & fear. Elizabeth Gilbert described them as conjoined twins…always linked to situations where the outcome is unknown. To live a creative life, we have to contend with fear…fear of no talent…fear of the mundane or useless…fear of no market, not the right resources, not the right contacts or support system…fear someone else already did […]
I come from a long line of perfectionists. My mother, her mother, my grandmother’s mother…well, you get the point. And, if you’re female, you probably share the point. Before we start a Facebook page celebrating our awesomeness or inserting this line into our resumés, let’s get clear on what being a perfectionist is really all […]
Friday morning at the Chopra Center, which means our morning yoga practice is dedicated to the Law of Detachment. Key word, law. Admittedly, it’s difficult to detach…because our fear prods us to cling…to cling to our phones, to people…and most of all, to the expected outcome of our action. But, things flow better when we […]
I always feel a little off on Memorial Day…you would think 23 years of separation would help ease the pain. It does, but…not completely. Especially not when the second most important man in your life is battling for his…and it was our first night together that he didn’t cook me dinner. He couldn’t…he was too […]
Day 58…Happiness is…practicing self-kindness and embracing the wobble because…it’s a matter of GDP. As I quickly found one of the few remaining empty seats, I plopped my purse and shoulder bag to the carpeted floor next to me and opened my binder. The WAW (World Assembly for Women in Tokyo) event had just begun and […]