Fruit cake lasts a week, a book lasts a lifetime.
“Motivation – Perseverance – Faith.” Those words are all the inspiration anyone needs.
My yoga will either sing or suffer depending on where I put my mind at the beginning of a practice; the same goes for my writing.
Nothing in writing is indispensable. The writing is not about your ego; it is about the words on the page.
I have more mental stamina when I am doing regular yoga practice or ballet. I have more tools to work through issues that come up in the writing.
How we act and how we positively influence others and the world around us shows true character—not job titles.
By paying attention, by practicing, by refusing to answer to the doubting, distrustful voices we all have, you can make art.
Is it the millionth time someone has quoted Henry James’s advice to the young artist about being someone on whom nothing is lost?
Yoga has taught me an enormous amount about living and about writing. It has taught me about commitment to a practice.
The goal is always to see more clearly. One tries all the time to be awake, to be undeceived, to be grateful and generous.