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Why Are We Here?

Why Are We Here?

by Leslie Davis My teen son is bored. Very bored. We arrived yesterday at Deer Park Monastery for a week-long family mindfulness retreat and he’s bored and complaining a lot. He keeps asking, “Why are we here?” I answer literally because he’s asking it literally—he’s […]

Setting up your home practice

Setting up your home practice

by Leslie Davis I recently watched a short video on how to set up a home yoga practice with one of my favorite yoga teachers, Kira Sloane. You can view the video on Yoga Anytime: 9 Tips for Your Home Yoga Practice.  (This post is […]

The Compassionate Navigation of Radical Self Care

The Compassionate Navigation of Radical Self Care

by Kelli Gray Meisner Sometimes being a woman is amazing, feeling the air on my skin as I dance on the beach, communing with my female ancestors, the spirit of the ocean and the moon reverberating in my body. Other times, and more often than […]