Archives for the month of: August, 2012

One of my close friends recently purchased an apartment in the West Village. I won’t give you her address, but let’s just say it’s likely she’ll run into SJP and kids-in-tow on her way out the door. After seeing her block the first thing I said was, “You’re really in the sweet spot.” If you like downtown Manhattan, it’s hard to find a better area. She worked hard and waited a long time to find and secure the right place. This is one situation where she was not willing to make many concessions. It makes sense, right? If you’re going to make a large purchase then it should be exactly what you want.

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I will never be a size zero. I have wide, child-baring hips that I love and appreciate. It took time to get here mentally, but I know that my body is close to what it should be… for me. Putting effort into eating well (self-love) has helped me get here. Family, friends, and yoga have played a part also.

One of my favorite yoga teachers is Patricia Milder. In addition to teaching yoga, she is trained in Ayurveda and gives consults for cleansing and general wellness. She was kind enough to sit down with me for a long conversation about Ayurveda and her personal wellness.

Patricia demonstrating upward-facing dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana).

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