November 11, 2019

It's flu and cold season, so I figured I would send out my favorite natural remedies to prevent, fight and keep off a nasty cold. I hope this may be useful to you!

Citrus booster:

1 navel orange juiced plus the pulp

½ a lemon

½ grapefruit

1 heaping tsp grated ginger

1 ½ tsp...

March 26, 2019

I came to India feeling uncomfortable with using the word Guru to define a human being I spend time studying under. A month later as I get ready to leave India, I understand the word Guru again and in a new light. The word ‘Guru’ comes from the Sanskrit language and ha...

March 21, 2019

've been dabbling with the idea of boredom and assimilation. As a society we have a tendency to use, abuse and accumulate objects, relationships, moments, ect...We are accumulation junkies, the more the better. Assisting Sharath Jois here in Mysore I realize that happe...

November 7, 2017

This is a wonderful summary and outlook of the Ramayana. The Ramayana is the story of the journey of Rama. It's a story of devotion, love, truth and courage. I love this version by Hamish Henry. I've copied his interpretation below for you to enjoy, it is an excerpt fr...

November 5, 2017

I've been cooking up storms lately.

When fall comes I really love to spend more time at home, reading, writing and cooking. Here is my latest favorite sweet treat.  If you are looking for an easy, healthy way to get your sweet fix in try this out.

Crunchy Gluten Free Pum...

Last week I spoke about the relationship between mind and the disease of anorexia as a mental misperception of reality. I described the practice of yoga as a sahavasa guna - qualities that one develops through good companionship - or as a tool to acquire good companion...

January 23, 2017


I love Kombucha...I mean who doesn't love Kombucha. I recently got my dad into it; I actually flew a scoby from the US to Italy so that he could taste it and begin using it. My dad is currently on his second to last round of chemotherapy. Being sick has made hi...

January 8, 2017

Pho is the perfect food for this kind of weather. It's warming, soothing, grounding and so nourishing. I've been trying to fight off a cold, and Pho has been the perfect remedy. It's filled with all sorts of spices and foods that have natural antibiotic, anti oxidants,...

Dear Friends,

I’ve been thinking about the repercussions this election will have on our lives. At the beginning I felt overwhelmed. As time passed I began to see how and where to begin.

As citizens of this country, we have a right to rebel against causes we do not believ...</