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Lessons from Bali

Bali is a magical place filled with ritual, beauty and challenge. The rice fields are green lush works of art, the temples are intricately designed and beautifully decorated and the beaches are largely undeveloped and uninhabited. In contrast, as a third world country, the water is not drinkable, the sanitation standards are relaxed and most…

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Where is Your Next Adventure?

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September is the new January. While children get back to school, it is the perfect time to get back to you, in other words, to decide what your next adventure is. Every new season offers us an excellent opportunity to stop and reflect on our priorities by asking these questions: What is most important to…

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Silence is Loud

I had the privilege of leading several Your Mindful Year trainings and retreats last month to a variety of groups, from high school and pre-school teachers, to therapists and healthcare providers. I am happy to say they were very well received and the most powerful part of each program was re-discovering silence is loud. Your…

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Its Not Too Late!

I was interviewed last month for the Healthy, Wealthy, and Enlightened Success Telesummit and one of the questions asked by Sylvia Coleman was, What would you tell your younger self about success and mindfulness that you know now that you didn’t know then? My immediate response was to enjoy the ride, the ups and downs,…

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Why I'm NOT Going Disneyland!

“Sometimes you need to get away to come back home” “I need a vacation from my vacation” the familiar line goes – and those who use it aren’t really joking. Seems some 50% of Americans polled admit to being more exhausted after their vacation than before it started! In these days of wi-fi, smartphones, Facebook,…

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Five Lessons from a Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

For the last two years, I have facilitated a yoga retreat on the Osa Peninsula at Boca Sombrero Resort. The unspoiled Osa is a remote area on the south Pacific side of Costa Rica where the rainforest meets the sea. On my first trip to Costa Rica, I was so impressed with the beauty of the jungle…

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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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