Epilepsy, Yoga and the Creative Brain

Brains. We’re all working with brains. I started to write this at the beginning of this year, for Purple Day (international epilepsy awareness day), but I gave up because it felt too personal. And I have written a little about this before, but that was for a popular yoga blog and their editors sort of…edited […]

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Bewilderment

“I understand nothing”, he said. He hadn’t recovered from the wonders he had just seen. He never would. “Retain your bewilderment,” said the voice, his guide. “Your bewilderment will serve you well.” – Ben Okri, 1995, in Astonishing the Gods.   Bewilderment. In yoga and in art, bewilderment is valuable. In yoga, you’ll often hear people […]

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