In Praise of C- Work

It took me six years to complete an 11-month yoga certification training. My mind intellectually knew the importance of having a growth mindset (mistakes are part of learning, the important thing is to try, etc), but the gap between the amateur I was and the teacher I...

It’s not personal

A few summers ago, our family was finishing up dinner outside, everyone done eating except my then 4-year old son. I remember this exchange with him: Levi:  Mom, what’s that feeling called? Me:  What feeling? Levi:  That feeling when you’re full but you...

A Plate of Food: What Do You See?

It’s 10:45 AM and I have one of my favorite meals on the planet in front of me: a steaming hot bowl of bún bò huế, a spicy noodle soup that originates from Central Vietnam. I’m sitting outside, overlooking the parking lot of this family restaurant,...