antiracism, blackness, body, love, main, mindfulness, poetry, practice, radicalcare, radicalselflove

I Turn to the Body Poem & Practice

I Turn to the Body I turn to the bodyin life and in death. Another Black body killedand played on repeat. Another Black bodya threat just for living. A blow to the body every time. I turn to the bodywhen there's brokenness,ease, grief, joy, confusion, rage, terror,anything, everything. I turn to the body in love.Love… Continue reading I Turn to the Body Poem & Practice

ancestors, earth, love, main, mindfulness, poetry

A Love Language Decolonization poem

photo by @mareksminder I want to know how to speak my great great great great grand people's tongue. I want to speak it to them like love being spoken into existence on the days that are so still and warm with lavender and sandalwood commingling in the air when I feel them nearby. I don't… Continue reading A Love Language Decolonization poem

antioppression, antiracism, freedom, love, main, mindfulness

Love & Liberation

image by @juanster None of us can be free while any of us suffer. Civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer said, "Nobody's free until everybody's free." Hamer is also quoted as saying, "When I liberate others, I liberate myself" and "When I liberate myself, I liberate others. If you don't speak out, ain't nobody going… Continue reading Love & Liberation

365yoga, life, love, main, manifesting, mindfulness, yiom, yoga

Mind, Body, and Soul Nourishment

The garden is a refuge, a place of quiet contemplation, a source of nourishment for mind and body alike. -- Dean Pailler My garden is nature, books, love, laughter, fruits and vegetables, and coconut milk ice cream. It's writing and yoga and the vibrant life intermixed with the sounds of vibrant silence. I nourish myself… Continue reading Mind, Body, and Soul Nourishment

365yoga, happiness, life, love, main, mindfulness, movement, radicalcare, radicalselflove, writing, yiom, yoga

Love until all we are is love…

    If we are to reach real people in this world... we shall go from love to love and peace to peace until at last all the corners of the world are covered with that peace and love for which consciously or unconsciously the whole world is hungering. -- Gandhi Is the whole world… Continue reading Love until all we are is love…

365yoga, happiness, life, love, main, manifesting, mindfulness, movement, radicalcare, radicalselflove, yiom, yoga

Manifest Your Life

  I went to a Manifest Your Life yoga workshop in New York City with Jennifer Pastiloff, a phenomenal Los Angeles-based yoga teacher. I first discovered Jennifer after reading her moving article about fear in Elephant Journal. I have had few yoga experiences that felt as complete as this workshop. It was the perfect blend… Continue reading Manifest Your Life