It had been two days since I was sitting in a classroom taking a statistics exam. Where I was sitting in a chair, surrounded by brick walls, florescent lights allowing me to see the questions on the paper in front of me. Watching the clock as my heart fluttered with the pressure and excitement of…… Continue reading Nature Expects Nothing From Us
While I was in college, I was convinced that 27 was going to be my peak year. I dreamed that at 27 I would be successful (not sure doing what), fit, in love with someone, have a small group of friends and most importantly be very happy. I felt as a young 20-year-old that I…… Continue reading How I Feel at 28
I generally will not run outside if it’s less than 32 degrees Fahrenheit. I just get warm enough if it’s less than that. So this January in NYC, I started practicing yoga every day. I have always liked going to vinyasa, flow yoga classes, where you move through postures fairly quickly, one breath per movement.…… Continue reading How Yoga Can Change Your Breath and Mind
“Well, I have a questions for you Allie-kins…” my near 80 year old grandmother chimed over the phone. I had just sent her a list of thought provoking questions for her and my grandfather to answer, so I guess it was my turn to answer some. “Where do you picture yourself at 80? I mean…what…… Continue reading Where Do You Picture Yourself at 80?