They say there’s a silver lining to every cloud. They say we have two choices: the easy wrong and the hard right. But sometimes, we choose not to believe them. I believe, for months, that there is no silver lining to this particular cloud. It hangs ominously over the hard right path, so naturally, I […]
Emily Fleming, M.A.T., RYT500, RCYT, YACEP is a yoga teacher and educator in Baltimore, Maryland. She empowers her students to find and nurture their voices so that they may stand more firmly in their greatness. Emily strives to live, teach, and model her sankalpa: “Soft Heart, Courageous Truth” in her daily interactions and teachings.
I once wrote these words to my teacher: “I’m addicted to love.” “No,” she responded, “you’re addicted to pain.” And now, so clearly, I see it. I keep making the same choices. I have a type: the “unavailable jerk.” He’s not interested in a relationship. He doesn’t ever text me to say, “How was your […]
The minute I hung up the phone, the tears came rolling in, like the all too familiar summer storms. During these summer rainstorms, water pours from the sky at an astounding rate. That night was no different, besides the fact that the downpour was coming from my eyes and heart. I cried the tears of […]