Filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s keys to being ‘a morally sound human being’ are as follows. Via No Film School: Ground your attention on yourself. Be conscious at every moment of what you are thinking, sensing, feeling, desiring, and doing. Always finish what you have begun. Whatever you are doing, do it as well as possible. Do not […]
Yoga teacher and author Elena Brower and (my beloved former) teacher / author Hari Kaur Khalsa got together at ABC Home on March 8 for this great talk about Kundalini Yoga. Wish I could have seen it live, but at least there’s full video! (from Gerald Forster on Vimeo)
My friend, veteran Kundalini teacher, fellow goddess-gatherer and bright light of Harlem Siri Rishi Kaur was interviewed by neon art-warrior Katie Cercone of radical transnational queer feminist art collective Go!Push Pops for Revolt Magazine. Here are a few of my favorite excerpts but the whole thing is worth a read, especially if you are curious about Kundalini […]
Have you seen Kumare yet? Admittedly, I am way late to this party. I had heard a bit about the film from friends awhile back, then I made it a point to see it after I stumbled upon an extensive conversation between the director Vikram Gandhi and comedian/podcaster Pete Holmes on the latter’s weekly show You Made It Weird. They cover […]
……and for anyone, really. A healthy reminder of our human volition, courtesy of a longtime fave, the dear departed David Foster Wallace. This video by The Glossary takes a portion of the audio from a famous 2005 commencement speech Wallace made at Kenyon College and sets it to visuals and music, to heartswelling effect. […]
“Rhythm is your personal virtue. Your life will not have all good times, but if your rhythm is perfect, you can go through it very nicely. All depends upon how rhythmic you are; how rhythms serve you and how you keep your rhythm going through all attacks, outside and inside. Life is a challenge and […]
(Photo by Camdiluv) Let’s first break it down in list form: 1. COMMITMENT builds 2. CHARACTER gives you 3. DIGNITY brings you to 4. DIVINITY bestows 5. GRACE allows you the 6. POWER TO SACRIFICE yields 7. HAPPINESS First, we must become men and women of our word. Take on responsibilities and follow through. No […]
Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past ten years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. Brené spent the first five years of her decade-long study focusing on shame and empathy, and is now using that work to explore a […]
Start your week with somma this! (Thanks, Ffffound!)
(courtesy of Lucas Adam Chute) Are you ready? I am SO READY. It’s gonna be a good one. Open your windows, people! Let it in!
Even though times are often hard, I am still SO EXCITED for every day of life. Here’s to the best year yet!