Posts By: Elaine

Philippe Caron

By Posted in - Body Talks on October 2nd, 2016 0 Comments Philippe Caron interview with Elaine Konopka/The Attentive Body

It’s a little piece of good fortune to have Carvins as my neighborhood wine shop. I step out after every visit with not only an excellent bottle of wine, but also an anecdote or bit …

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Martin Kravitz

By Posted in - Body Talks on August 1st, 2016 0 Comments Martin Kravitz talks to The Attentive Body

If Martin Kravitz has a totem animal, surely it’s a bear. He is grace with substance: an ursine presence with an easy smile and a gentle, direct way about him. American-born but a longtime resident …

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Tatyana Razafindrakoto

By Posted in - Body Talks on February 28th, 2016 0 Comments Tatyana Razafindrakoto

Actress, writer, and director Tatyana Razafindrakoto radiates a contagious enthusiasm. One of the founders of La Formule, a collective of seven artists committed to investing their creativity in a wide range of cultural projects, Tatyana …

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Death Benefits

By Posted in - Life on February 28th, 2016 0 Comments Get out of jail free

About a year ago, I wrote my first Attentive Body blog post: an article about how to handle getting whacked by life. A few days after I completed it, my mother died. And suddenly …

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In Defense of the Yawn

By Posted in - Life on February 1st, 2016 0 Comments yawn

“Then all of a sudden, I yawned.

What a rude bastard, but I couldn’t help it!”

Holden Caulfield in A Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

 

When I was training …

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