Category Archives: Death and Dying

Abandoning Hope and Beginning Again

(***AUTHOR’S NOTE:*** There are three and a half years between this post and the one that follows it. I took a little break from writing. Just a heads up so you know all this is well behind me now, and I’m … Continue reading

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Why I Meditate

The main things I feel when I meditate are bored, stiff and mildly irritated.  I rarely have a peaceful moment, much less an experience of insight or a kundalini rising. I’d even take the unwelcome emotions I hear people talking … Continue reading

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Practicing the Afterlife (and Lessons from Oklahoma)

As a yogi, I’ve gotten accustomed to practicing death. Savasana, or corpse pose, is the period on every yoga practice, just as it will end the final sentence of each of our lives. (If you would like to read my … Continue reading

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We’re all going to die! Now try and relax.

I recently received a snippet of newsletter from a yoga studio suggesting that as your yoga practice progresses, you might want to swap corpse pose (the reclined relaxation at the end of asana practice) for a sitting meditation. This, the … Continue reading

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