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Posts Tagged ‘presence’

What Are You Waiting For?

I chose to go on a 5 Day Silent Retreat because I was curious, craving quiet time and space, and had absolutely no idea what I was getting myself into! It was more amazing and difficult than I could have possibly imagined, and the silence was the least of it. The real challenge was being…

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You are Not Your Brain!

Last month I attended a mindfulness retreat, (which was part of a class I took in January and kept postponing because I was too busy). We spent the day in silence with various mindfulness practices of yoga, body scan and meditation. At lunch, we were encouraged to go outside and maintain our silence while practicing…

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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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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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