While living in Las Vegas I wanted to try Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurveda is an ancient system from India and is a form of alternative medicine In my initial search I Googled and spoke to about 3-4 people who eventually lead me to Madhu and Baba, who became my friends. They lived in Henderson and would hold monthly Satsangs ( a sacred gathering with a spiritual discourse). On one of those occasions, they had presenter Alice Strauss, speak about Yoga and the mind/body correlation.
Today I heard about fashion and the influence it has had recently on professional women dressing more modestly. One woman who understands how women choose their clothes and can discuss fashion and style is fashion consultant Marie-Therese Norris.
Like most of us one time or another, they are trapped by an uncaring world and by their own shortcomings. It’s a condition familiar to anyone who has ever felt defeated and estranged — rich, poor, loved and unloved, and it’s what gives Grey Gardens its emotional resonance.
Women love new clothes, right? The answer these days is: not so much. Today I read that in England women are buying less clothes.
I wish I could tell the 96% of women who doubt their looks, that they are not insignificant; for centuries women have inspired paintings and poems and stories and songs. They have been the subject of masterpieces. Art is beauty, and therefore they as women are beautiful.
It seems only appropriate that the holiday season should be infused with a bit of shine, even if it is in the plastic form of sequins.