Archive for March 2016

What Should I Do With My Belly?

What should I do with my belly?  I am asked this question frequently, especially since I love to dole out generous permission for clients and students to refrain from holding it in and constantly “tightening their core.” Allow me to share some ideas and invitations. I’m not a believer in “the right way.” I much…

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Poets As Lifeboats

A note from Carl: The Great religions are the Ships, Poets the life Boats. Every sane person I know has jumped Overboard. That is good for business Isn’t it Hafiz? -Hafiz Ah, to start a morning with Hafiz…I remember Michael Meade saying he likes to get up early and read Hafiz first thing before his…

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Withnessing

A note from Erin: “A spring wind blew my list of things to do away…. “ – Greg Brown Yep, that happened yesterday. I’m a day late in sending this to you. It was a good thing. Nearly 70 degrees and sunny here, and spring fever won over my to do list. (That plus a…

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25 Things

For more than a year, an inner voice has been nudging me, “Write more. Write. Write.” I’ve been doing some of that, but mostly keeping it to myself, wondering where on earth I should share my writings…. and finally, the obvious solution dawned on me. How about my own blog? So, diving in today, prompted…

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Make of Yourself a Light

A note from Carl: There is a story that I love from Lord Of The Dance, the autobiography of the late great, Tibetan Buddhist teacher Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche. Chagdud Tulku was one of the early Tibetan teachers who came to the West, and his teachings helped spread the Buddhist teachings to many people in North…

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