Author: Tanya Tiger

Teaching Compassion within the Tragedy

  By Tanya Tiger Last night, I sat in the living room with my husband and five year old daughter, watching the nightly news. It was a pretty typical evening. Footage of Hurricane Harvey was being shown and the news anchors were interviewing people who had lost everything. I was covered from head-to-toe in goosebumps and, as I listened, my eyes welled up with tears. My heart ached for each and every soul who now had to make the long journey of healing and rebuilding their lives. My daughter looked over and said, “Mommy, why are you crying?” I...

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Media, Electronics & Other Weapons of Mass Distraction

  By Tanya Tiger I fear we are quickly becoming a nation of distracted consumers. I won’t generalize by saying we all get caught up in television shows, social media, or stare endlessly at our smartphones, but I believe that many of us fall into this trap. I can’t remember the last time I went hiking and didn’t see numerous people texting or talking on their phones while on the trails—completely distracted by the glowing device in their hand—they miss the point of being out in nature. My internal dialogue sounds something like this, “Yes, you’re out in the...

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You Have a Voice…Use It.

  By Tanya Tiger I sit here, unsure what to write. It’s been so long since I felt even a tickle of inspiration or desire to put “pen to paper.” The world around me is swirling in a strange state of chaos mixed with unity, as if the universe itself was walking the line between expansion and complete collapse. There is an odd hum of energy no matter where you turn. People who have said or done little to voice their opinions are turning out in droves to express what their hearts can no longer bear to keep silent....

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A Chat with Robin Lee, Creatrix of The Babe Collective & BABE Magazine. {Interview}

  By Tanya Tiger   We could all use a spark, every now and then, to motivate us and to help us become better versions of ourselves. Sometimes we find the inner-drive and strength to light our own fuse. Sometimes it takes a powerhouse like Robin Lee to step into our lives and show us how to ignite the fire that is waiting to burn within. When I was asked by The Tattooed Buddha to interview Robin, I hesitated but only for a moment. As soon as I perused the The Babe Collective (TBC) website, I couldn’t wait to...

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Defining Compassion: One Life at a Time.

By Tanya Tiger There is a deep and abiding desire in the hearts of most people to make this world a better place. When we allow ourselves to get still and quiet we can hear that small, yet persistent, whisper from within saying, “something isn’t right here.” Though we may try to distract ourselves from that truth by watching television, or becoming engaged in gossip, or keeping up with what’s trendy, we cannot silence that nagging echo, resonating in our core, “something isn’t right here.” It can be difficult to accept that the world we live in is falling...

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