Category: Inspiration

SUP Yoga Basics

I placed my hands under my shoulders, pressed into my feet and pushed myself into full wheel. Before I could distinguish the sea from the sky, I wobbled off my board, laughing as I splashed. As quick as I hit the water, I was back on my board trying again. It was only my second …

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Working Remotely in South Austin

After years of working at an office, starting to work from home last year seemed like a dream come true. I didn’t have to commute, which meant an extra half hour of sleep. I could work in my pj’s or yoga clothes, so work became a lot more comfy. And I had the flexibility to …

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Define Yoga

He asked me to define yoga. “Quieting the fluctuations of the mind,” I said, with an uncertain smile. He didn’t ask me to elaborate, but he didn’t agree. Over the next four hours, he gave examples of how yoga should not focus on making the impossible possible. “Silencing the mind is not realistic,” he said. …

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A Dinner of the Decades

It’s inevitable as a traveler that experiences and moments are shared with people we barely know. We share adventures, transportation and meals with new people, usually with a collection of different backgrounds and interests. Sometimes these interactions can lead to friendships and if you’re really lucky, a better understanding of yourself and others. It was …

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My Packing Tips

The soft, morning light hit my sleepy eyes, as they searched around the room for something familiar. The bed seemed too comfortable. The pillow seemed too fluffy. The birds were chirping and I felt rested. After a moment of taking in my surroundings, I recognized my new home. Yesterday was moving day, again! That makes …

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