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Do You Mind What You Eat?

Do you mind what you eat? In other words, are you mindful, (awake and aware) of what, how much, when and why you are eating? In these busy and stressful times, many of us are not. We can find ourselves “grabbing something” between meetings, soccer games, or conference calls and what we “grab” is usually…

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Top 10 Reasons to be Mindful

Mindfulness, being awake and aware in the present moment is so powerful because it is the only place we can decide, create, listen, act, and live. When we cultivate the kind of awareness that comes through mindfulness practices, we have the opportunity to pause and choose how we respond to the inevitable triggers and stresses…

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5 Ways to Fall In Love With Yourself

This month we will hear about love—A LOT with Valentine’s Day a couple of weeks away. We can all agree love makes the world go round, but we may forget that it all begins with each one of us. Whatever your current relationship status is, if you seek love from another, fall in love with…

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Your Mindful Year

A client of mine had some serious financial issues that were affecting virtually every area of her life, with a job she felt stuck in, the stressed relationships with her husband and children, and most important, her feelings of lack of self-worth.  Every time she even thought about taking a positive step forward, she became…

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The High Cost of Chaos

Just when you think the distractions of summer are about over and the economy is turning around, we get another unexpected round of uncertainty and sliding markets.  The fear and panic from all the indecision and volatility is palpable and creates chaos, which never serves because… Chaos is exhausting. Anxiety and fear drain our energy,…

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Tantra: It's Not Just About the Sex

I attended the Grand Gathering for Anusara Inspired Teachers in Squaw Valley, California last week with Anusara founder John Friend.  Taking master classes with John and workshops with senior teachers was a supportive, enriching and renewing experience, but what I really enjoyed most was the discussion of Tantra philosophy twice a day. An inter-religious spiritual…

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Living With an Open Heart (Surgery)

Today my dear friend Molly had open heart surgery.  She is only 56 years young  and after a routine physical revealed an abnormality,  she was told she would need one heart valve  replaced and another one repaired.  WOW.  I still can’t quite believe it.  This gives a whole new meaning to living with an open heart,…

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Top 5 Reasons to Take Yourself on a Colorado Mountain Yoga Retreat

Summer is almost here and as you schedule in your standard barbecues, weddings, vacations and special projects, is there something else you could do?  Something totally new and different or maybe somewhat familiar, but you haven’t created the time and space for?  I’m referring to taking yourself on a  retreat.  Whether you get away on your own or…

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Fall in Love With Yourself with 30 Days to Grace!

Happy Valentine’s Week to you!   We have been inundated with the Valentine’s Day romantic traditions of chocolates, roses, and diamonds since the day after Christmas.   And while I firmly believe acknowledging your beloved on any day is important, it’s even more important to remember the most important love of your life–you!  In case you didn’t know…

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Five Lessons From a Bath House

I have actually heard people say they don’t have time to take baths.  Being a longtime fan of luxurious bathing myself, I experienced the bath of a lifetime last week when I was speaking in Little Rock and treated to a quick, but very worthwhile trip to Hot Springs. Hot Springs is an former gangster hangout with 5 beautiful lakes, natural mineral springs,…

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