What you don’t need

I'm knee-deep in the process of manuscript revision. At first, it seemed impossible to remove 30,000 words from my 120,000-word story. 30,000 words. That's a small book. But I did it. And there's a tipping point. Just like cleaning your closet. The mountain looms large and you trudge hard. But at some point, you reach … Continue reading What you don’t need

The 12 Days of Detox: Body, Mind & Spirit

December is a magical month. An ideal one to detoxify the body and eliminate¬†residue accumulated over the past year.¬†Ayurveda refers to this residue as ama: a buildup of waste in the body; products not used up or transformed from their old state to a new one via digestion or metabolism. Accumulation of ama blocks the … Continue reading The 12 Days of Detox: Body, Mind & Spirit