As the children of aging parents do, Cyndi Lee, teacher and founder of the OM Yoga Center, returns the love and care her mother showed to her. She finds teaching yoga has given her the tools to help.
Parents must attend to the nuts and bolts of their children’s care. But grandmothers, says Susan Moon, can pay attention to what's in the background—water, air, stories, and love.
Whatever your plans for Father's Day, appreciation, memories, forgiveness, reflection, and simple kindness can all play a part.
Yuto is a healer of hearts; he’s Japanese, Jewish, universal. Poet Leza Lowitz on letting this special child into her life.
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Find a painting. On a wall, a calendar, a restaurant, side of a building. Do some impromptu art appreciation. Rinse (your mind) and repeat.
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Next time you walk, notice each foot as it meets the ground and as you lift it and swing it. No need to look down. Don't bump anyone.
Go outside or look outside. How many different shades of green can you see? Count. 2, 5, a dozen, more? Appreciate all that is alive.
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