Rethinking Tradition: A Letter from the Editor
In love & light,
by Deborah Charnes on YOGANONYMOUS
On this Thanksgiving day, I wanted my daughter to witness the scope of the have-nots in our hometown. While we fed others before we fed ourselves, I recognized it was not total selflessness on my part.
by Niki Saccareccia on Wanderlust
It was the first time that my parents and I would not break bread together. A country between us, I was without my blood-born tribe and the comforts of our particular set of traditions.
by Cameron Cler on YOGANONYMOUS
Some years have welcomed my adopted Japanese uncle, others included an Italian roommate, a new significant other, or my gay uncles road tripping from Palm Springs. Some years we had them all at once.
by Rica Lewis on Wanderlust
On my first vegetarian Thanksgiving, letting my family know I would not be bingeing on the bird was no big deal. I’m sure each of them thought: “More for me!”
by Niki Saccareccia on YOGANONYMOUS
Eating too much may be a sign of the season, but feeling bloated doesn’t have to be. Yoga gives us a thorough method for balancing and integrating our innate power, allowing our bodies to function at maximum capacity.
by Kristin Diversi on YOGANONYMOUS
Last year, my best friend and I got married the day after Thanksgiving. We hadn’t been together for very long, but we had found the person that we wanted to spend our lives with, good and bad, thick and thin.
by Amanda Kohr on Wanderlust
According to the USDA, Americans have thrown away more than 200 million pounds of edible turkey meat on Thanksgiving.
by Constance Korol on YOGANONYMOUS
The practice of yoga and especially the following particular bird poses are so important during the holiday season. See how these four poses can help with digestion, keep us limber and give us great empowerment.