Monthly Archives: January 2012

DAY 21: LEARNING HOW TO REST

At the beginning of each and every one of my yoga classes, one of the most important instructions I make is about knowing when to stop and rest. Sometimes the flow can become too intense, and the need to rest … Continue reading

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DAY 20: GETTING WHAT I NEED.

I used to believe that I was deeply in control of my life and all that it encompassed. There was no situation to vast for me to conquer and no person, place or thing that could make me feel undone. … Continue reading

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DAY 19: PAUSING…

Sometimes, I go really quickly. I’m in a hurry to consume as much of my life as I possibly can; the Ms. Pac Man of living, gobbling away…… There’s not a lot of real genuine experience here, I’m just doing and repeating and … Continue reading

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DAY 18: SID (NOT A DATE POST)…

Today I started working with my newest private client. He’s a dentist and suffers from lower back issues that are impinging on his ability to do his job properly. Prior to our start, he declared himself to be the most … Continue reading

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DAY 17: UNEXPECTED DESTINATIONS

Today was Muschka’s wedding. She’s twenty years old, the second youngest of eleven.  I’ve known her since she was one.  And as I was standing on the sidewalk in front of the Rebbe’s house on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn tonight, watching … Continue reading

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DAY 16: EGO!

I’ve often heard ego defined as easing God out. I have a lot of experience in this area. It’s not that I had any real difficulty having God as a passenger, sometimes front seat, oftentimes, back, it’s really just that … Continue reading

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DAY 15: DR ZHIVAGO

The last time I checked in with Yuri and Lara, Jimmy Carter was President. I can remember the exact time of year because the Iranian hostage crisis was coming to a head. I lived in London England at the time … Continue reading

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DAY 14: THE SLIPPERY SLOPE

So, I set myself this challenge to Live Big for 366 days (it’s a Leap Year), and sometimes my ego gets in the way. It’s day 14 and I’m starting to talk about jumping out of airplanes before I’m half … Continue reading

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DAY 13: WARREN (This is not a date post)

So one of the most beautiful things that has happened as a result of my deciding to put myself out there, is that I regularly make the most unexpected serendipitous connections with the most unlikely of people. I’m not looking … Continue reading

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DAY 12: “I CAN BE PERSUASIVE.”

I had the really good fortune to be sitting with my new friend Asha today. She’s in the 7th grade and we were working together on a persuasive essay she had to write. The topic was totally bizarre to me … Continue reading

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