A yoga instructor said this in class the other day, “…so we will bend, not break.” When the instructor said this, I realized I was annoyed and uncomfortable. “What does this saying mean to me?” I asked. I tried applying …

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I’m in a yoga class (livestream of course). The teacher has guided us into half-moon with a bind, something I have never done before. It feels awkward. I’m wobbling on my standing leg. I feel the frustration starting to bubble …

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I’m always excited for a new year to begin. I love the idea of leaving the old behind and walking into a brand new year. It feels as if anything is possible. Especially this year. 2020 has been a bit …

Two Things – A 2021 Commitment Read more »

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“It was as if all the happiness, all of the magic of this blissful hour had flowed together into these stirring, bittersweet tones and flowed away, becoming temporal and transitory once more.” ~ Hermann Hesse Paddle boarding with Ember, I …

Life is Magic (if you look for it) Read more »

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Do you have people in your life that annoy you? Maybe they have a personality tick, or a habit, or a way of speaking that annoys you. Or maybe it isn’t a person. Maybe it’s just a pet peeve that …

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I’ve been thinking a lot about food this week. Which has brought up some revelations and questions. On Monday night, I taught a workshop on Mindful Eating. (For more information on Mindful Eating, click here.) The whole workshop revolved around …

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There is a saying in mountain biking – at least I’ve heard there is one because I’ve never been on a mountain bike in my life. The saying is, “Where you look, that’s where you’ll go.” The idea is that …

Dristi – Our Point of Focus Read more »

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Eight years ago, I went through yoga teacher training. During that time, I was practicing yoga like a workout. I knew how to meditate before or after class started because of my training in energy healing, but the class itself …

Yoga is for Everyone! Read more »

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Since the beginning of the year, I have been trying to walk a new path in my life. A proactive path where I create my own life. If this sounds common, or ridiculous, please know that for a 9 on …

I am the monster. Goo Goo Gajoob! Read more »

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“What would you do if you knew you would succeed?” Ever wonder who originally said this? Thanks to Quote Investigator, I discovered the original quote was from Robert H. Schuller, but the wording is different. “What would you attempt to …

Failure = Success Read more »

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