Brahmacharya: A Half Dozen Areas of Excess

I recently learned while reading Yamas and Niyamas that when we take things to excess, there is always an underlying emotional disturbance or unfulfilled desire. As a therapeutic exercise, I list things I’ve overindulged in or am in danger of taking to excess, examine why these patterns have emerged, and how I can begin to create new approaches to them. … Read More Brahmacharya: A Half Dozen Areas of Excess

What I’ve Been Writing & How I’ve Been Eating

During the foregoing five-week hiatus, I’ve been focusing on music journalism and my health. The SCD and GAPS diets have improved my well-being immensely, but I’ve been spending a lot of time in the kitchen. The good news is: I love to cook. … Read More What I’ve Been Writing & How I’ve Been Eating

Three Ways Yoga Improved My Music Festival Experience

Last weekend, I attended a music festival in Indianapolis. My experience at this festival was completely different from any I have attended before. While this probably had something to do with my craving for community and excitement over a long-awaited event finally arriving (I bought the tickets March 31st, and the festival was Oct 6-7th),… Read More Three Ways Yoga Improved My Music Festival Experience