“How you perceive reality is how reality will bounce back.”

With my eyes closed, I chant my aums and sing the mantras. After pranayama breathing exercises, one of two things will happen. Either I will think about what I’m going to eat for lunch, or my mind will clear and I will see myself free falling head-first into darkness.         “People are afraid toContinue reading ““How you perceive reality is how reality will bounce back.””

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If Running Is My Aum, Then I Don’t Wanna Be Right

My yoga teacher training manual notes that the purpose of asanas is to “allow the body to sit still for long periods of time in meditation.” I do believe there are great benefits physically, mentally, and spiritually to meditation; however, I have some personal moral qualms about sitting still for “long periods of time” inContinue reading “If Running Is My Aum, Then I Don’t Wanna Be Right”

Anatomy, Aliens, and Canadian Tree Huggers! Oh My!

This story is all about how Lauren got used to living with ants in her bed, dirt under her finger nails, a lack of easily accessible internet, fresh produce, or contact solution, and was forced to drink instant coffee. She was required to stop thinking, going, and doing, and just “be”. You can imagine especiallyContinue reading “Anatomy, Aliens, and Canadian Tree Huggers! Oh My!”