Break up with Perfection

Break up with Perfection

Break up with perfection. Turn towards balance, a gentler love. I will always love perfection, but I have to break up with it every day, in every way. What drew me to Chinese Medicine was balance: we come from nature and return to it. I find more balance when I dance...
Growing your roots in winter

Growing your roots in winter

Around the winter solstice is the darkest time of the year. It’s a natural time to savor resting and sleeping. It’s also a wonderful time for self-reflection. I like to ask myself questions like: What do I crave more than pie? How do I feed my soul? What really...
Grateful for Tara Brach

Grateful for Tara Brach

Tara Brach offers a treasure trove of guidance for mindfulness and self-compassion. In her recent podcast she quotes one of her teachers: “The Mind creates the abyss. And the Heart crosses it.” My mind concocts a fear-based and blame-based separation between me and...