Just a few days ago, I met with a mentor of mine, a woman who has known me since my first adult steps back in college. As I laid out a multitude of questions and choices flitting about me, she astutely inquired whether I’d checked in with my body in considering it all. Her suggestion was a simple one, yet resonated so profoundly within me. I’d become stuck in the chaos of my mind, thoughts darting...Read More
One of the first aspects of meditation I was introduced to is that it can be taken anywhere and practiced at any moment. But over my first few months of consistent practice, I developed an increasing aversion to finding new spaces in which to meditate. I had my ideal space at home dedicated to my practice, which felt like enough when I considered...Read More
Even when my mind is open, my focus is centered, and my body is still, my hands feel the agitated need to move.Read More
When I binge-read a work of fiction I’m deeply entrenched in, have I checked out of my body? Am I being unmindful? Am I checking out of my life? Or, is it possible to read fiction mindfully?Read More
bird.bath is a triptych centered around the transmutable energy of water. Based in the ritual of bathing—it conjures up images of baptism, drowning, and cleansing to find fearlessness in our most vulnerable spaces when we are naked and exposed. bird.bath allows the viewer...