Your Gift of Burden

Many of you know that I use my Facebook account as a blog, a cathartic outlet for healing, acknowledging, and sharing. The following story is one of my most shared pieces and we wanted our whole Underground family to experience it, too. Enjoy.   It was a hot New York summer day many, many years …

Solsbury Hill

Peter Gabriel's classic song Solsbury Hill is my recent obsession. I listen to it over and over. Love the words and lyrics. My entire life I cannot understand lyrics to songs. Ridiculous! But true. I know the Star Spangled Banner, Silent Night, and most of You are my Sunshine. (pause for a chuckle) Solsbury Hill …

Just be Content!

Santosha is Sanskrit for contentment. Yoga encourages us to embrace contentment. Contentment sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? Peaceful. Calm. So just go do it! Be contented. Did it work? Nope. Why? Because contentment is not a well defined goal to accomplish. It’s not like “go bake cookies.” As Deborah Adele puts it, “Contentment can only be …