Awareness · I and Thou · Metaphors · Pop-culture spirituality · Post-postmodernism

The Culture of Upgrades

I don’t own a smartphone. I like to call, wryly, what I have a dumbphone. It does calls and texts and no internet things. I once owned a smartphone, but downgraded several years back, during a period of time when being a starving grad student temporarily got way too real. Now I could easily switch… Continue reading The Culture of Upgrades

Advertisement

Asana · Injuries · Pop-culture spirituality · Yoga

I Don’t Mind “Yoga Selfies,” and Here’s Why

For a while now, it’s been a trend to post pictures of oneself doing yoga poses, or “yoga selfies,” on social media. Some of these pictures show super-talented yogis doing some pretty crazy, bendy, acrobatic, and advanced stuff. There are many of these advanced poses I can’t do myself, even as a generally healthy and… Continue reading I Don’t Mind “Yoga Selfies,” and Here’s Why