Death to Kitsch

In Milan Kundera’s “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” he basically describes “kitsch” as a way people avoid talking about their shit. He says kitsch is when “shit is denied and everyone acts as though it did not exist” & “kitsch excludes everything from its purview which is essentially unacceptable in human existence.” It’s a way … Continue reading Death to Kitsch

Honor the Transitions

Today I found empowerment & precious messages in a vinyasa yoga class taught by Lori, an incredibly wise & gently strong teacher. Reminded again of why I so love yoga – this practice of non-judgement, spirited embodiment, presence, mind/body/soul connection, and controlled movement. It has taught me the most essential knowledge over many years of … Continue reading Honor the Transitions

The Anticipated Thaw

At times when my heart feels an unreasoned weight, lungs beg to be purged of stale indoor air, and my wild horse spirit needs to feel free – I walk. I walk in search of magic. I walk with no destination in mind. I walk intentionally slow & cover an unmeasurable depth of ground. Today … Continue reading The Anticipated Thaw

Power of Revision

Yes, everyone knows our calendar New Year is an opportune time to reflect on the past year, choices made, dreams come true (or not). It’s also the stereotypical time to set grand intentions (resolutions) for the year to come. But what if we reflected back on our year & chose to see our lives with … Continue reading Power of Revision