My new year’s wish for you

My new year’s wish for you

Dear ones, As I prepared for the holidays this year, I found myself wondering how it was possible another year had passed. For our family, the year included many joyous occasions and celebrations, but just as many moments of chaos and quibbles. The kids are coming...
Yoga, Robert Sturman and Being Seen

Yoga, Robert Sturman and Being Seen

Here’s how I don’t want to feel: Clogged. Bloated. Stuck in habits. Trapped. Resentful. Despite my education and training in yoga, health, and human being-ness, I sometimes feel those things. I sink into the couch at night with the computer or phone near, if not on my...
The direct connection between happiness and giving

The direct connection between happiness and giving

Ralph Waldo Emerson said: “It is one of the beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” We’re happier and healthier when we think of others. Which is why I’m over the moon to be a new Africa Yoga Project...
The most popular snack in my house. Ever.

The most popular snack in my house. Ever.

Alice Waters’ latest cookbook My Pantry is a gem. In nearly sixteen years of cooking for my family, I haven’t seen such universal love for a recipe as the one on page 30. Alice Waters, legendary founder of Chez Panisse and the Edible Schoolyard, invokes the...