Desert

been dreaming of
the desert

until the dreams came true

there’s nothing but
the dust
fierce wind and
raging sea

I thought I’d
face the truth and
know myself

but somehow

all I did

was to bury
my head

in hot black sand

maybe this is all
that’s there to know

about me

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Pictures of the soul

Can you imagine? I have an entire art gallery that fits in my purse. Every single picture in it is incredibly emotional and touching. I love surrounding myself with beautiful objects, and these are not just beautiful, but also allow me learn a lot about myself. These are the best images of Deborah Koff-Chapin, which […]

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I wish this was over

This thought occasionally crosses my mind when I’m stretched out in an uncomfortable and challenging yoga pose. It lasts for about a second, until the absurdity dawns on me. This weird, uncomfortable, and challenging stretch is the whole purpose of doing yoga. There’s no end goal in it, doing the thing itself is the end […]

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Glitter jar

At a workshop today the teacher introduced me to a mindfulness jar. It’s not that different from a snow globe, a transparent vessel with some dense liquid and glitter in it, designed to be shaken up. In its most chaotic state, the jar represents what happens in your mind when you’re stressed and overwhelmed, with […]

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