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On Being a Beginner

I looked out to the room of students in my yoga class and looked over at the new person in my class. The student sat up from child’s pose, her eyes glazed over. We...

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The Cell Phone Clutch

phone-yawn The act of taking out a cell phone from one’s pocket or purse, resulting in other people in the vicinity taking out and checking their phones as well. From Urban Dictionary This would...

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How to move past a plateau to the next level

Ever get to a point when you’re practicing a skill where you feel stuck? Feel like you’re putting all this effort in, but you aren’t getting any better? Start wondering if you should really...

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Don’t Do List

To-Do Don’t Do List I just got through reading Chris Guillebeau’s terrific book: The Art of Non-Conformity. The book is full of practical tips not just for having a non-conventional job, but for living...

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Summoning Spirit

I found a technique for connecting to my spirit that takes advantage of my tendency to be stuck in thinking. I start by doing the opposite–conjuring up things I find delight in:   My...

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Comedy vs Yoga

My brother, Sean Keane, is a very funny guy (if you think I’m biased, just ask the SF Weekly). Today is Sean’s birthday, so it has me thinking about Sean and comedy. Building a...

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When you’re in a hole, don’t mole

Ever get in that place? Yeah, I have been on the express bus to cranky-town lately. My work is going through a number of transitions with the summer coming and my kids classes coming...