Category: Perseverence

Open to Grace

Open to Grace

We are taught in Yoga Teacher Training that opening up to grace is an integral part of our practice. It’s that moment in a yoga class where your teacher is instructing you to settle into the space around you.  You may be asked let go of thoughts, worries and to-do lists that might be sabotaging …

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Meet Your Inner Critic…And Knock That Punk Out

Meet Your Inner Critic…And Knock That Punk Out

A couple of weeks ago, my husband walked in to my bathroom to find me sitting on the floor, head resting on my knees, sobbing uncontrollably.  Though his first impulse was probably to hightail it out of there, luckily I have the best hubbers EVA, so instead, he sat down next to me and cautiously …

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A Mile is Made of a Whole Bunch of Inches

A Mile is Made of a Whole Bunch of Inches

I was on the phone earlier today with one of my best friends in the world who always acts as a supportive sounding board when I need to vent, freak out, or just bitch about life in general.  Here I am, deep in the throes of complaining about the areas of my life that aren’t …

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The Unlikely Life Skill I Learned From Being a Smoker

The Unlikely Life Skill I Learned From Being a Smoker

First off, no, that is obviously not me in the above picture, but I’m apt to believe it may have become a pretty accurate depiction of me had I continued to smoke.  Hehe.  Pretty sexy huh?  So yeah, I was a smoker for a pretty long time.  I know, I know…save your judgement.  I get it…it’s gross…but …

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