Post-Thanksgiving Yoga

Maybe you ate too much, gossiped about family members, complained about how you looked in photos, or woke up really early on Black Friday to shop for suspiciously cheap items made  in China. We all commit these transgressions; against the yamas and niyamas of yoga (“restraints” if you will, like non-harming ahimsa). The best thing you can do is…

Want to Eat Healthier Without the Struggle?

You can whine all you want about how I must eat healthy because you see my Instagram posts of homemade dinners – and yes, I do eat healthy foods for the majority of my meals. But then comes snack time, and all hell breaks loose. I just added the rest of the Nutella I had…

When Yoga Hurts

She wore the scar of satya on her face Her legs cried “pigeon” as tapas poured from her eyes. Ink of santosha stained her skin. — Forward fold Inhale Exhale Down dog. — The release brought up those things She pushed away for the longest time So she stopped. — Yoga wouldn’t leave her life…

READ THIS if You Don’t Remember Calculus

But for real, let’s evaluate the importance of remembering how to take derivatives. Everyone who has forgotten calc is saying “YEAH! What she said!! I never use that stuff!” And then there are the math teachers. Sorry. Modern education is defined by its obsession with the memorization of facts, rather than with the learning of…