Month: June 2016

Tarot Tuesday: Finding Home When You’re a Misfit

Tarot Tuesday: Finding Home When You’re a Misfit

I sat down to pull this reading at Lake Merritt, one of the sweetest community meeting places in Oakland, California, the city I call home. I’ve been traveling for the last six months, and I’m finally back. It feels good. If there’s one thing travel always reminds […]

Vegan Sesame Bites with Cocoa

Vegan Sesame Bites with Cocoa

There are few things that make me feel more empowered than preparing custom snacks for my self and my loved ones. Not only am I averse to the idea of a machine preparing a snack for me, it’s so rare to find a machine-made snack […]

Tarot Tuesday: Attachment to Pleasure + Flexibility

Tarot Tuesday: Attachment to Pleasure + Flexibility

I have a confession. When I pulled the cards for the weekly reading last night, I didn’t like what I got so I put the cards back, shuffled, and pulled again. The Tarot Gods don’t play that shit, so the second spread made zero sense and […]

Tarot Tuesday: Coming Home + The Art of Receiving

Tarot Tuesday: Coming Home + The Art of Receiving

Years ago, a psychic told me that I was highly intuitive but because I left my body so often—by ruminating constantly about the past and future—I wasn’t receiving the wealth of insights that were available to me. After that, I began to use my yoga practice as […]

Crispy Salt + Pepper Tofu

Crispy Salt + Pepper Tofu

One should never spend a heap of time on tofu. Unlike meat, it doesn’t need to marinate, braise or roast for hours to achieve a particular texture or consistency. You should pretty much slice it, season it, fry it, and eat it. And make it quick. […]

Tarot Tuesday: Tribe + The True Self

Tarot Tuesday: Tribe + The True Self

Some of the great mindfulness teachers say that when we are truly present, we can access the joy that is inherent in each moment. And yet when we are present—when we meditate, when we really take the time to slow down and listen—we so often bump up […]