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2 11, 2019

Resting into Resilience

2019-11-02T00:30:58+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

When I hear the word resilience, I typically think of attributes like stamina, strength, or grit, as well as the ability to endure external blows.  Not just physical blows, but psychological and emotional blows, as if a resilient person possessed [...]

14 05, 2019

The Burden of Personal History

2019-05-14T01:53:07+00:00May 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With Yoga Teacher Training coming soon at Sol, my mind turns again to growth.  It feels great to grow. There is a simple joy in it. To learn new skills, gain fresh comprehension, or even just see a familiar thing [...]

13 12, 2018

Seeking Truth

2019-01-18T09:03:59+00:00December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Recently a segment of our community committed to the work of personal change.  The first law used in that process is to seek the truth, specifically about one’s self.  This requires us to be open to really seeing. Often what’s [...]

20 10, 2018

Whole-Life Health

2018-10-20T21:57:55+00:00October 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Do you believe you have the power to create whole-life health for yourself? After years of worrying too much about what I do and don’t eat and how many miles I run each week, yoga’s message that health is to [...]

1 09, 2018

A Swimming Lesson

2019-01-18T09:03:59+00:00September 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

I haven’t been swimming enough this summer, but did get to in my home town recently with my Dad.  We exchanged a few tips and then each went to work in that isolated realm of a swimming lane. During breast-stroke [...]

6 07, 2018

The Slow Shift

2018-07-06T21:55:28+00:00July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

How is it that moving my body through this sequence of ancient postures over the years has begun to ground and center my spirit?  I believe it may have something to do with honoring the Source of all Gifts.  But [...]

5 05, 2018

A Gift from the Sea

2018-05-05T16:43:16+00:00May 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I recently had the chance to play in the Pacific Ocean for a few days.  Wanting to improve at surfing, I signed up for a lesson and then practiced for the four days that followed.  When I wasn’t getting sea [...]

11 03, 2018

Failing Upward

2018-03-11T20:32:39+00:00March 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The past six weeks or so I've listened to two books that were very different but contained an identical saying which I'd never heard before and really struck me.  It is: "Anything worth doing, is worth doing badly." Yup, that's [...]

8 01, 2018

What’s Your Vision?

2019-01-18T09:04:00+00:00January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

With a new year ahead of us, I've been thinking about vision - not only what we see right before us with our physical eyes, but what we see and want for ourselves and our lives in the future. This [...]

18 12, 2017

Slow Down

2017-12-18T00:33:22+00:00December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

This week I rented a 15’ truck to move some equipment from central to southern New Hampshire.  It was a clear cold day - perfect for taking in the forested mountains near Sunapee.  Pulling onto Route 89 I glanced down [...]

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