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Tag: life

The Immune System 101

In my last post I wrote about how my immune system being suppressed by anti-rejection drugs is affecting me. The truth is, all of us can be experienced a reduction in the efficiency of our immune systems based on the foods we eat, the…

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My first radio appearance

I was on the radio yesterday talking about my days as an active alcoholic, kidney disease and finding myself. This is what led me to the life I’m living now – health coaching, teaching yoga, Thai yoga massage – all of my passions in…

Want it more than you fear it

I had a dream last night that an older man had collapsed on the floor of an art gallery and was seizing. Everyone in the room, including me, glanced his way but ignored him, still caught up in the art hanging on the the…

The Many Languages of Love

Have you considered how you and/or your partner show love for one another? Sometimes, we think there is only one way to show love, the romantic kind we see in the movies where everyone ‘falls’ in love and lives happily ever after. But in…

The Glorification of Busy

I started back to work this week after being off on short term disability for 5 months. I was a bit nervous coming back because I knew how stressed I had been before I left and knew I never wanted to experience that again….

Montréal

I spent a few days last week in Montréal, Québec (Canada). It’s a lively city with a different vibe than other Canadian cities. The language is French whereas the rest of Canada is primarily English, but it’s more than that. There’s a lot of…

One of these days

I was laying in bed the other night with my arm draped over my partner like I have a thousand times. He placed his hand over my arm – an automatic gesture. But then he quickly withdrew it because under his hand he felt…

Re-branding

When I started to write this blog, it was completely centered around yoga – the postures, the philosophy, the devotion. Over the years it’s become my place to share my experiences of being human. I’ve written about a wide variety of subject from alcoholism,…

I did my hair today

Not big news, I know. Except that for the last several weeks I have done nothing but throw on some clothes and put my hair in a pony tail and head off to work. Feeling depressed saps your motivation to do the easiest of…

Does the individual consciousness carry on after death?

My sisters and I got together on Friday night to have a bite and sit in a hot tub for a while. Of course, we got around to talking about our mother who passed away this past December. I’ve been feeling somewhat adrift since…