After reviewing these products, I realized that I love yoga gear almost as much as I love yoga. I cut to the chase below and offered a few of my favorite products—the ones that are especially beautiful, durable and practical in supporting you on the path to enlightenment.
Part One of the Misadventures Gift Guide 2014, featuring Juniper Ridge Christmas Fir Cabin Spray, Mae James Boldly Roasted Single-Origin Coffee Beans, Lisa B Women’s Wool + Cashmere Trouser Alpine Socks, and more.
Largely based on the format of a how-to book she stumbled on at a thrift shop, Dunham’s essays in Not That Kind of Girl offer unexpected wisdom. The most impactful stories delve into what-not-to-dos, rather than to-dos. In an email to a once-boyfriend, Dunham wrote, “I’m sorry not to you, but in a deeper way, sorry for my brain chemistry and who I am.” There is humor in her revelations, but also the tragedy of a girl in all of her ferocity, denying her power.
Flying over the ocean to Heathrow Airport brought a vast feeling of relief. I was on my own, but I didn’t feel like it. I was aligned with something greater: something that brought me not just to a new city, but to a larger journey that would take me to many places, and to a sense of peace within myself.