My Mother the Artist

Posted by Tamika on October 29, 2013

My mother used to lie on the ground in our maple bush and take photos of the sunlight streaming through the tall trees. I remember a curious look on her face the first time she showed me one of the…

Power Shields for Children & Youth

Posted by Tamika on September 13, 2013

There are a ton of obvious ways to support children. Encouraging them to to be kind and respectful to others and to the earth, teaching them about exercise, healthy eating, creativity, lifelong learning, and believing in themselves and their dreams…

Snake Medicine

Posted by Tamika on July 19, 2013

One summer in Costa Rica I was teaching meditation in a morning yoga class. The mic was acting up and there was a feedback issue with the sound system. While the students sat in silent meditation, our assistant gently put…