Archive | 2012

Yogi Bump Watch – 15 weeks

Here we are at 15 weeks into pregnancy.

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Love

You cannot manufacture love. It appears before us only through a natural process. But know that everything in creation bears the seed of love; in fact, is love itself. And in time, each thing will be freed to reveal that true nature, evidently to the world.

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Urdhva Kukkutasana Arm Balance

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Bakasana Arm Balance (Crane Pose)

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Tittibhasana Arm Balance (Firefly Pose)

Tittibhasana (Firefly Pose)

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Making changes? Check your situation.

If you want to change something about yourself, like habits, perspective, lifestyle or character, make sure you put yourself in an environment that supports the change. For example, say¬† you wanted to cool yourself down. If you were standing in the middle of a fire, you wouldn’t have much success. You might be able to […]

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Inspiring Perspectives on Food

This is a deliciously inspiring lecture by Peter Sellars, talking about food on a deeper level, how we have lost our vital connection to our food, and why we should care. He quotes the Upanishads, talks about food in relation to Buddhism, Hinduism and other religions, and goes off topic occasionally with some pithy ideas. […]

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Hollywood, remake THIS!

Hollywood is remake crazy, so here’s my vote for the next remake. It’s a surreal, scientific, stirring bit of film called The Secret Life of Plants (1979). It’s slow to start, but well worth sticking with. It’s about how, like us, plants have consciousness, and how science has proved it (so long ago!). Oh, and […]

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Hanging with the right crowd

In highschool, my bedroom wall was covered with things I had pinned up for fun and inspiration. One of them was a magazine clipping with this quote: “Be careful how you choose your friends. You become who they are.” Now in my 30’s, I’ve found that wisdom has held up through the test of time. […]

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Tree Huggers

Tree Huggers know that trees are as much our brothers in this life as our human brothers. To feel that connection is a beautiful thing.

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