As I board the train to Tarrytown at the close of another weekend, I contemplate the past few months since beginning the Strala Ready-To-Lead yoga training in NYC; I am pleasantly surprised at how much I have grown since beginning the program a few months ago.  It seems to be the case time after time that whenever I feel the most uncomfortable and challenged, is precisely when I learn the most. I signed up for
One of the advantages of getting older is the ability to let go! Last week was big for me.  For the past six months I have been harboring these negative feelings around someone who in my eyes–had done me wrong. During the day I’m pretty good, but at night the thoughts would haunt me. I would go over  the situation in my head and emotionally felt drained .  I made a decision to move forward
Being raised in London, England during World War 11,” I never felt like a victim during the war, people often referred to us as the poor children, it was part of my life and I accepted that” said Ken Graham. Kenneth Peter Lewis Graham was born in the Spring of 1938. World War II  would start a year later when he was just one year old . While being raised in the midst of war, their Mum worked as a cook  and their
As I contemplate my donation just three years ago today– it was a time of loss, a time of growth and a time of giving. It was also a compilation of how I had lived my life up until that point. So often, when we are going through difficult times it’s hard to imagine anything beyond the hurt and pain. I intuitively knew  I needed to get the focus off myself.  Donating my kidney certainly helped
On Thursday august 16th At 4 am they took me down to prep with surgery scheduled at 5 am. It appeared I was the first surgery of the day. I was met by Kathy the OR nurse to prep and ask basic questions. Kathy was great, she was pulled out of bed at 2:00 am that same morning and asked to come in on her day off, she had a wonderful attitude and kept me