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Name : Pamela Gerber

Website : http://inthegazeoftheother.com

Profile : Pamela Gerber is a blogger at inthegazeoftheother.com, college English instructor, poet and yogini practicing mindful living and parenting of teenage daughters, aging parents and pets. She has poetry and creative non-fiction published in and on several journals and blogs.

fitness

YOGA OVER 50: The journey is in never arriving

YOGA OVER 50: The journey is in never arriving

According to the Yoga Alliance’s 2016 report on Yoga in America, “36.7 million Americans or 15 percent of U.S. adults practice...
December 6, 2016 × 2 comments

performing arts

MUSIC, MOOD, AND MINDFULNESS: How music works its magic on us

MUSIC, MOOD, AND MINDFULNESS: How music works its magic on us

Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier (24)” streams at 29 percent volume while I write this. My go-to writing music, Baroque, floats...
November 30, 2016 × 3 comments

contemplations

DHAMMA AND THE BOAT SIMILE: the means to ending suffering is choosing to detach from the popular flow

DHAMMA AND THE BOAT SIMILE: the means to ending suffering is choosing to detach from the popular flow

Don’t be swept up by the river of popular notions and emotions. “If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing,...
July 3, 2016 × 2 comments

contemplations

YOGA AND GRAVITY UNBOUND: Keeping the child present through surrender

YOGA AND GRAVITY UNBOUND: Keeping the child present through surrender

We grow from imaginative play with the world In a mind-drifting moment during Yoga practice this morning, I flashed on a childhood...
June 29, 2016 × 2 comments

mindful living

DAYENU: Mindfully and critically examining the mindless status quo

DAYENU: Mindfully and critically examining the mindless status quo

The inheritances we carry Just like any mother, I didn’t want to make any mistakes—minor or crippling. So when it came down...
May 11, 2016 × 2 comments

contemplations, essays, meditation

BHAVANA: How we grow as knowledge cultivators

BHAVANA: How we grow as knowledge cultivators

Bhavana, meaning to cultivate or develop but commonly used in Buddhism as a word for meditation, once again flashes before my mind’s...
March 14, 2016 × 2 comments

personal growth

Why the Word “Should” is a Lot Like “Stupid”

Why the Word “Should” is a Lot Like “Stupid”

At 55, those delightful yoga sessions that instantly feel delicious deep down in the sinews and muscles, triggering pleasure sensors...
October 6, 2015 × 4 comments

communication

PRISON PHONE CALLS: When capitalism incapacitates its most precious capital–people

PRISON PHONE CALLS: When capitalism incapacitates its most precious capital–people

She has slept away her first five days here, awakening only to fret, face swallowed up in full furrowed brows, swollen eyes and shrivelled...
September 29, 2015 × 6 comments

personal growth

GHOSTING: Passive-aggressive discourtesy can be a lesson in manifesting the self

GHOSTING: Passive-aggressive discourtesy can be a lesson in manifesting the self

Ghosting: I learned this term today perusing social media. It means being cut off and cut out of someone else’s life—without...
September 24, 2015 × 22 comments

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