He Was Just A Gardener

He Was Just A Gardener

When I was studying art history at Brown University, I fell in love with the work of Claude Monet. Whenever I was feeling a bit rough, I would go down to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum and stand in front of Monet’s water lilly paintings for long periods of...
Can You Actually Be Too Perfect?

Can You Actually Be Too Perfect?

There are certain fields and situations in which being perfect is probably a really good idea. For example, if I were to undergo brain surgery, I would want the most anal retentive, perfectionist surgeon, preferably with a God complex and an ego as wide as Oklahoma....
Joy, The True Meaning Of Success

Joy, The True Meaning Of Success

This evening, I was having an intense discussion with one of my dearest friends about the meaning of success. I sat knitting a fuschia, hot pink and purple scarf while we were talking. This was the second scarf of the evening, followed by the teal and gold threaded...
The Side Effects Of Lots And Lots Of Yoga

The Side Effects Of Lots And Lots Of Yoga

When I signed up for my sixth yoga teacher training, I had lots of thoughts. But then again, I didn’t really think when I signed up for it. I just knew I had to do it. I was fully paid before I ever got a manual, knew what the curriculum would be about or even what...