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The Power of a Tribe and Divine Female Energy

The Power of a Tribe and Divine Female Energy

At first glance, you may look at the above picture and believe that I am lost in a powerful moment of prayer, breathwork, or meditation, but I am here to assure you that this is not at all the case.  In fact, when this picture was snapped unbeknownst to me, I was in the middle …

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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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Ripping Off the Band-aid

Ripping Off the Band-aid

Jim Morrison…you’ve got to love him.  Not only was he excruciatingly gorgeous with a voice and stage presence that could melt the polar ice caps, but he said some pretty brilliant shit as well.  We may never know if it was the many hits of acid speaking or if it really was his Indian spirit guide, …

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Gratitude is an extremely powerful emotion

Gratitude is an extremely powerful emotion

Gratitude is an extremely powerful emotion.  Sure, we all have days where things might feel a little bleak, but can you feel what you need to feel, and then focus on all of the other things you have to be grateful for?  There is always something…clean water, a roof over your head, good food on …

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Take On Your Tuesday!

Take On Your Tuesday!

It sounds so simple, and yet we spend so much time forgetting to do it.  We hold our breath when we are fearful, excited, anxious, surprised, intimidated, shocked, angry or striving.  Relax into the emotion, whatever it is.  Let it wash over you and through you. Breathe into it, breathe it out.   Inhale, expand. …

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Life is Your Own Adventure

Life is Your Own Adventure

Every morning that we wake up, we are given a unique opportunity to approach the gift of this day from a place of peace that resides deep within us.  In this place, there is no self-judgement, no shame, no comparing ourselves to others, and no apologies for the things which make us different.  This is …

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Find Joy in the Little Things

Find Joy in the Little Things

I woke up early this morning….really, really, really early, and for some reason I just could not go back to sleep.  Typically this would annoy me, but I paused for a moment and listened into the sound of absolute silence throughout my house.  I took a breath, threw back the covers, and decided to shift …

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