Impermanence, Choices, and Change

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My ears popped as I stood in front of the ornate bathroom mirror, putting on the delicate pearl earrings. As I moved about the impeccably decorated hotel suite in my wedding gown, then posed for photographs with my mom, my ears still had not gone back to normal. Nervousness, I remembered, is what can sometimes […]

Moving from within

The practice of yoga can be considered intuitive in the sense that it reminds us to slow down and breathe. Yet, I know firsthand that it can sometimes be challenging, while moving through a flow in class, to not pay attention to the gorgeous person on the mat next to me, who exalts in deep […]

How introverts do birthdays

“Your seventh birthday is coming up,” I said about a month ago to the eldest Wanderlust Junior. “Do you want me to plan a party for you?” “No, I just want to spend the day with you.” Matter-of-fact simple. By ‘you’ he meant me, Mr. Wanderlust, and the youngest Wanderlust Junior. It was decided. Mr. […]