Approaching the next major vertex of my life: the converging point between past, present, and future. In reality, this converging point is transient and moves wherever we do, but there’s something deeply meaningful about the oncoming passage through time. Though I may not have the right words or am running on partial inclinations not yet fully formed, I feel the call toward a rite, a ritual, an initiation into a power that has been welling and brewing within for what seems like this entire lifetime. Read More

The sky was somewhat parted. Dark, blue and grey clouds cast their shadow from the North, while to the South a golden light lit up the leaves that litter the earth. I must have looked up at the perfect moment, because the combination of dark and light mixed perfectly to create an almost impossibly lucid backdrop. Read More

I first found Kundalini yoga about 11 years ago, when I was turning 20. It was a radical practice, and I had a love-hate relationship with it. If you’ve tried this practice out you’ll know it’s a challenge for every aspect of your being. It took me a while to understand that I was constantly coming up against myself, pushing up against my fears, attachments, ideas of normalcy or right and wrong. Read More

The simultaneous presence and de-rooting that occurs gives a special insight into a nature normally hidden by the illusion of separateness. The opportunities to understand and solidify experience become apparent and rise with great speed. Articulation comes with confidence and ease so that words flow fluidly without thought from a deep wellspring. Less rigidity allows for abstractions otherwise impossible, and Faraday’s lines bend and skew like Einstein’s mind. Resistance and desire to put up a fight against ones own confabulations fall away, and so does the solidity of the earth. Read More

3 Easy Steps for Optimizing Digestion (that you can work with at your next meal) Read More

“Half of nutrition is what you eat, but the other half is how you eat.” — Marc David

I have a vivid memory of writing in a cafe in Rishikesh, India as I nibbled from a plate of deep fried felafel, potatoes, fluffy pita bread, and creamy hummus, that I finally felt I was reconnected with joy of eating once again. I had eaten my way around town, and would often sit for hours in the same spot or find places off the beaten track as I wandered through the town. Read More

Most women will understand the feeling of being completely out of tune and disconnected from their menstrual cycle. There’s a sense of haziness, even darkness and confusion, and for a lot of women, a feeling of misidentification with their femininity. Read More

Moon time. My time. Mystery time. What does menstruation mean to you? What does it feel like in your body? Years ago, the relationship I had with my period was rough and characterized by disdain and irritation. It was a time where I experienced heavy PMS symptoms, and my periods were quite painful. I would curl up in bed, probably cry and wish for it to be over soon. Read More

Making all of my own meals from scratch makes a lot of sense for me, because I’m a bit of a control freak. That’s only kind of a joke. To be honest, processed foods really freak me out, and the idea of someone who I don’t know putting my meals together in some unknown factory an unknown distance away, makes me feel really insecure and out of control. Read More

My relationship with food has been, to say the least, turbulent at times. I would have always characterized myself as a lover of food, yet still succumbed to feelings of confusion, fear, and anxiety around my body and what I ate. The more distress I had around food the less pleasure I experienced, really in every aspect of my life. I’d be thinking constantly about what else I’d eat later that day, and even found myself creating issues with friends so that I didn’t have to go out and be seen. Read More

There are numerous systems from around the world that describe the chakras and the various levels of their manifestations. The yogic system defines seven “lotus” centres located along the spine, beginning at the base and culminating at the crown of the skull. Physically they are associated with various body parts, nerve plexi, and glands, making them a potent point of pursuit when working to purify and bring balance to the body. Read More

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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