I Love You—Now Change

Posted by Tamika on May 1, 2018

Trying to change someone never works—so why do we keep doing it? And why do other people do it to us? If this hit home for you, let me know, in the comments below. To your freedom, Tamika…

I’m Sorry 😐

Posted by Tamika on March 21, 2018

Maybe I used the word “crappy” twice in this video because saying sorry can feel so crappy. But it doesn’t have to. “I’m sorry,” is only yucky in a world where we’re expected to be perfect. We’re all so…

Your Brokenness is Beautiful

Posted by Tamika on March 7, 2016

A couple days ago a badly injured bald eagle dropped from the sky outside my cottage while my dogs and I were relaxing in the sun. Immobilized but very much alive, his intense eyes warned us away as he struggled…

When did “Old” Become a Dirty Word?

Posted by Tamika on January 4, 2015

I’m 45 years old today and it feels good. I don’t need to say “45 years young”–because old is not a dirty word. Old or young, middle-aged or ancient, a number can’t define me, break me, or create me. I…

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…