Smoke Gets In Your Eyes & Other Lessons From the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty: A Review

In 1961, a paper in the Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology laid out the seven reasons humans fear dying (p. 191): My death would cause grief to my relatives and friends. All my plans and projects would come to an end. The process of dying might be painful. I could no longer have any experiences. … More Smoke Gets In Your Eyes & Other Lessons From the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty: A Review

Working the First Two Yamas – Ahimsa and Satya

At the end of June, one and a half months into my yoga journey, I bought a book called Wanderlust: A Modern Yogi’s Guide to Discovering Your Best Self by Jeff Krasno. The book provides a kind of compass for finding one’s way to a place of stillness and fulfillment from within through the practice of meditation … More Working the First Two Yamas – Ahimsa and Satya

Creamy Peppery Pasta with Mushrooms and Roasted Grape Tomatoes

This is fantastic. I found the original dish at minimalistbaker.com and made it immediately and it’s the closest thing to a vegan Alfredo without trouble of soaking cashews that I have found. (Don’t get me wrong, I love a good cashew Alfredo, but sometimes I don’t have the forethought to soak the nuts and I want … More Creamy Peppery Pasta with Mushrooms and Roasted Grape Tomatoes