Kindness

Kindness

I’ve been thinking lately about how uncertain the future is. We live in a fragile time of cultural instability but I know that human kindness abounds. If you look for it you will see it in action often and in generous ways. I was at a stop light in a school zone when...
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

My husband Gary and I traveled to Peru. Our main goal was to see, explore and hike the remote, ancient mountain village of Machu Picchu. It is truly a magical place. Finding the right words to describe it is not an easy task. It is beautiful beyond belief and worth...
The Glory of Friendship

The Glory of Friendship

I recently went through a difficult place emotionally. Who hasn’t had a dark moment of the soul? What’s fascinating is that just prior to the low place I was in a spiritually high place, riding the wave of joy and utter contentment. What caused this shift? Mean and...
Belonging

Belonging

I’ve been pondering many things lately besides yoga, meditation and mantras. I’ve been reflecting on how to stay positive in a negative world, how to stay informed when the news wants to harp on and on about the same old same old, how to not worry about bombings over...
The Satya of Giving

The Satya of Giving

Greetings Premier Family, I asked Carla what she would like to see for this blog.  She became very quiet, thought for a few deep Ujjayi breaths and said, “Write about the upcoming Holiday season and how to maintain your bliss.”  I can do that and so, here we go! Every...
Why should we meditate?

Why should we meditate?

Why should we meditate? It lowers blood pressure, it calms the nervous system and it brings about self-awareness and peace. Those are lovely platitudes and they sound great but the reality is is that most of us do not take the time to meditate. You might have conjured...