Can a dose of Insta-zen do any real good?

Instagram is one of the greatest contributors to my yoga anxiety. Yogini influencers deal heavy blows to my self-esteem (yes, we already know I have issues). I generally avoid social media to protect my mental health. While a lot of research suggests that social media can be harmful, there are also studies that are more... Continue Reading →

Don’t say it.

What is it about the phrase "I love you" that it has so much power over everyone involved in its exchange? That it can mean so little, or so much, depending on who's saying it and in what context? That it holds the potential to be misappropriated? Or cheapened? That it can be wielded for purposes of... Continue Reading →

Guilty of happiness

Here's a thought: Do happy people lack empathy? On the internet and in the news, there are ongoing conversations on about everything that's going wrong with the world- xenophobia and nationalism, poverty and sickness, war and instability and terrorism. How else can you react to the torrent of misfortune and despair that hits you every time you look at your newsfeed... Continue Reading →

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