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Stepping Into Your Glorious Light

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in delight, exercise, mindsets, present moment, risk, spirituality, Uncategorized, Yes | 1 comment

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we’re powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’  Actually, who are you NOT to be? Your playing small does not serve the world. There is...

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The I Of a Hurricane – Finding Calm In a Storm

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in awareness, breath, exercise, mindsets, personal growth, relaxation | 2 comments

So many people I talk with say they are living in a world of overwhelm. They have so much going on, so many things on their to do lists that they don’t know where to begin. Their lives are happening all around them and they have resigned themselves to the idea that this is just how life is going to be. But really, we get to choose. Imagine a...

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Back On My Mat

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in breath, exercise | 0 comments

After four months away, I returned to my gentle yoga class last week. I knew it was time to get on my mat, to reconnect with my body, to stretch to my soft edges. But equally important, I was longing to reconnect with my community, to practice with my teacher and my regular classmates, and to be received with so many hugs and welcome backs. But my teacher...

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How Not to Live in the Past

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in exercise, mindsets, paying attention, personal growth, present moment, regret, Uncategorized | 1 comment

  Marika and Mabel went back to Arizona yesterday. It was great to spend so much time together and sad to see them go. Sure, we had some moments of tension and disagreements, but, after all these years, we’ve found ways to talk or not talk our way through them. Sometimes there is even compassion and understanding as we work through the friction....

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How Yoga is Like Pizza

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in creativity, exercise | 2 comments

When I posted on FaceBook that I was writing about how yoga is like pizza, several friends left me some very funny comments; “because even when it’s bad it’s good…because it’s stretchy…because you can bend it into interesting shapes.” One friend wrote, “I think I’d be saying Yummmmmmm instead of...

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