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Magic Words For Happiness

Magic Words For Happiness

Throughout time there have been stories, myths, and legends where people merely have to utter some magic words, a spell, or mantra, and POOF! their desires manifest magically before their eyes. Even if you don’t believe in “magic words,” I’ve discovered a real-life mantra, magic words for unfettered happiness. Well, almost. Actually, it’s even better […]

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I Can Read Your Body

Written by on September 19, 2017 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation with 0 Comments
I Can Read Your Body

I can’t read minds. But after 15 years of teaching yoga I have learned how to read bodies. Thanks to the body/mind connection, often I don’t need to read your minds because your body is telling me everything I need to know. While I’m teaching a yoga class, I can see the open hearted practitioner […]

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A Practice to Develop Your Inner-Wisdom

Written by on September 12, 2017 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
A Practice to Develop Your Inner-Wisdom

There is a part of you that just knows. Call it intuition. Call it your gut feeling. Call it your inner-guru. Call it what you want but I’d wager that sometime or other we’ve all had an experience that feels like we’ve tapped into some deeper wisdom within ourselves. Sometimes information or something a friend […]

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You Do Not Have To Be Good

You Do Not Have To Be Good

You Do Not Have To Be Good by Mary Oliver You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and […]

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Heart’s Gift

Heart’s Gift

What is your heart’s gift for the world? What is that thing that you are really good at? Your heart’s gift to the world could be that you are a fantastic parent and are consistently bringing light into this world by the efforts you make in that realm. Maybe you are a writer and your […]

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Uniquely Similar

Uniquely Similar

IN A STATION OF THE METRO The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on a wet black bough. –Ezra Pound Written in 1913 in a Parisian metro station, for me this poem suggests the transience and beauty of human experience. It is the anonymous crowd but highlights the faces of individuals, key part […]

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Sacred Space

Sacred Space

Sometimes I’ll come home after a long day and close the door behind me and just stand there. In the dark. Enjoying the quiet. I’ll breathe for a few minutes and let my nervous system settle. I’m home. I’ve entered into that safe, welcoming space that reflects myself back to me. There is my hook […]

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Witnessing You

Witnessing You

Master teacher and author Donna Farhi wrote in her book, Bringing Yoga  to Life: The Everyday Practice of Enlightened Living: One of the most devastating consequences of skewed perception is the longing that grows in us for someone to see us as we really are. We long to have someone, somewhere, even for a moment, […]

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Ayurveda: The Science of Life

Ayurveda: The Science of Life

Ayurveda is the fascinating and practical science that studies the world and how we can best come into harmony with this world. It is the sister-science of yoga and is a practical observational science that puts you into the driver seat of your own wellness. What I love about Ayurveda is that while it can […]

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I Know The Truth

I Know The Truth

I try to make meaning of the relatively small time I enjoy walking on top of this earth instead of being buried beneath it. The poet Marina Tsvetayeva speaks to this perfectly when she says in her poem, I Know The Truth: I know the truth – give up all other truths! No need for […]

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Freakout First Aid

Freakout First Aid

How do you respond when you get hit with something really heavy in life, and I’m not talking like a refrigerator or a Plymouth? When life really does a number on you, you get laid off, someone close to you dies or sick, you are breaking up with your greatest love, what do you do? […]

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