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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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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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Unplug to Engage

Last week was busy—too busy. I created a very tight schedule with book signings, speaking, preparing for a month of travel, writing deadlines and hosting a party, all in addition to my normal yoga and coaching clients. I left no room for error and no time to catch my breath and transition from one activity…

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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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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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Happy New Year NOW!

 In the Celtic tradition, the New Year begins in November instead of January.  This gives a whole new meaning to Halloween, or Hallow’s Eve, when, the ‘Seed Fall’: is celebrated as the days grow shorter and darker.  They honor this time of year with the belief that from death and darkness springs life and light.…

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Break-Up or Make-Up? Top 5 Questions to Ask

A good friend and I were hiking this weekend in beautiful Boulder, Colorado.  Among the wide variety of topics we covered was how often we tend to stay too long in a job, relationship, or situation that isn’t working.   I started thinking about my clients and my own life and came up with three main reasons why we…

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Grace Stories: The Power of Intention

PW came to one of my 30 Days to Grace workshops tentatively at best.  She had never practiced yoga in her life, she was dealing with some very debilitating health issues – and she had lost her husband quite unexpectedly in the last year.  WOW.  I was impressed with her the moment I met her,…

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One Thing at a Time

Tony Schwartz’s new book, The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, disspells the myth that human beings operate most productively in the same one-dimensional way computers do: continuously, at high speeds, for long periods of time, running multiple programs at the same time.  He says we are most productive when we move between periods of high…

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