no more free lunch

“Emotional labor.” What does that mean to you? On her Facebook page in August Layla Saad said that a “complete stranger just PayPal-ed me a generous amount of money as a way of saying thank you for the emotional labor I put in to writing my open letter to spiritual white women. I’m in shock. And in…

tit for tat

“tit for tat” — an equivalent given in return…. Yeah, some spam emails just cry out for an answer. In the 8 years I’ve been writing this blog I’ve had numerous requests to shill spread the word for yoga books, yoga clothes, yoga retreats, yoga workshops, yoga teacher trainings, ad infinitum. People get my email…

the B.I.T.C.H. is back

B = Brave I = Intelligent T = Tenacious C = Creative H = Honest “Embracing your inner bitch…means that you’re being strong and honest with yourself and those around you, and I think that’s a good thing.” Thanks to Tabatha for that! Yeah, you heard me. I’m back. But on a very limited basis….

the best writing about yoga in a long time

I’ve been writing this blog since 2005 and I’ve come across many yoga blogs over the years — some great, some not so much, some to which I am indifferent, i.e., those I read once and never return. We all have our tastes and I know that this blog is too snarky for some, maybe…