One of the greatest gifts of yoga is that it teaches us how to relax under great strain. This has by far been one of the most valuable gifts for me. I don’t always get it right but yoga has shown me a way to get there, that it’s possible. To smooth out the breathing when your instinct is to make huffy breaths. To have the strength…..
Long week of work behind me
Exciting week ahead…..
“Admit it. You aren’t like them. You’re not even close. You may occasionally dress yourself up as one of them, watch the same mindless television shows as they do, maybe even eat the same fast food sometimes. But it seems that the more you try to fit in, the more you feel like an outsider…..
Riding the springy rocking horse as Charlie’s Angels
Chicken and dumplings at the table
Grandma’s velvety wallpaper…..
“It was a quiet morning, the town covered over with darkness and at ease in bed. Summer gathered in the weather, the wind had the proper touch, the breathing of the world was long and warm and slow. You only had to rise, lean…..
This is one of my favorite paradoxes. Two seemingly opposite statements (important? but not serious?) which in fact, are both valid in their own right. I love this one because it snaps you back to reality. It’s all too easy to get caught up in the “business”, “busy-ness”, of the day and to feel as if…..
“The irony of commitment is that it’s deeply liberating — in work, in play, in love. The act frees you from the tyranny of your internal critic, from the fear that likes to dress itself up and parade around like rational hesitation…..
Flexible: Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle…..
Five idiots walk into a town. They are carrying a boat on their heads and they are nearly dying under the weight of it.
“What are you doing with that boat?” ask the town’s people…..
Good Life Road is one year old today!
I am so grateful for this space that has uplifted, challenged, inspired, and connected me to so many wonderful, interesting, smart, and creative people. Writing this blog has become both a journey…..
I know this is a little late in coming, but I wanted to take some space here to honor Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys who passed away earlier this month from cancer. The Beastie Boys came onto the scene big time with their album Licensed to Ill when I was in High School…..
Wordless Inspiration #1