Gratitude: Your Most Powerful Tool for Staying Grounded During the Holiday Season

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Sometimes I have crazy days where nothing goes as planned.  Maybe I realize it’s almost noon and I haven’t had a chance to get anything work-related done yet. Or maybe I’m putting the kiddos to bed and realize that, while I checked things off my to-do list, they weren’t my priorities. Or maybe I start … Continue reading Gratitude: Your Most Powerful Tool for Staying Grounded During the Holiday Season

Making Fear Your Friend

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We all feel fears. It's inevitable. But I've learned some ways to use fear to my advantage and I want to share them with you. When I ask my clients (and friends) what their biggest fears are, they generally fall into a few categories: Fear of failure Fear of success Fear of ridicule Fear of … Continue reading Making Fear Your Friend

Walking Tall

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My yoga practice began to change not just my body, but my mind and my spirit. At some point early in my yoga journey, I'd started standing taller. Shoulders down my back, heart open and head held high, my steps confident and solid. And that was just the beginning.

Opening to the Present

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We rolled out our mats along the walls of the studio, all 35 of us—34 women and one man of varying ages, sizes, shapes and backgrounds—facing one another and the center of the room. And that’s how we started. No introductions, no stories, no preparation. We jumped right in.

On Universal Downloads and Co-Creating with Your Muse

Woman meditating in the woods

I'm starting to come to terms with the fact that my yoga mat is my teacher and my guide. Lately, most of the lessons I learn in life start on that rubbery rectangle. And many of the creative ideas I develop start as inspiration that appears while I'm in Downward Facing Dog or Child's Pose. … Continue reading On Universal Downloads and Co-Creating with Your Muse