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What Are You Willing to Do to Feel the Way You Want to Feel?

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When I was showing our 5 year old granddaughter how to operate the shower after swimming, she asked very seriously, Should I wash all the body parts? I answered, Yes, all the body parts smiling inside and thinking about the parts of our bodies and lives we often don’t take care of, in other words,…

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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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Practice Compassion

Compassion is the desire to alleviate suffering by expressing fundamental loving kindness toward yourself and others. We need compassion because life is hard, unfair, and impermanent—for all of us. There are now studies confirming practicing compassion improves health, well-being, and relationships. Compassion makes us feel good by activating pleasure circuits in the brain. It can…

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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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The Way of the Mindful Warrior

The Wisdom Warrior training I took last month targeted seasoned yoga students, 50 years and wiser, who want to stay strong and safe in their yoga practice. I finished the four days feeling very empowered and recognized the traits of the Wisdom Warrior and the Mindful Warrior support you not only to go deeper in…

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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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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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Summer Solstice: Let the Light In

Happy Summer Solstice!  Today is the longest day of the year and is a result of the Earth‘s north-south axis being tilted 23.4 degrees relative to the sun.  This allows our Northern Hemisphere  to have more light than on any other day in 2011. There are many celebrations across different cultures for the Summer Solstice and one…

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What is Your Big Life?

I have just spent a day and a half with 40 highly successful and sophisticated women at Spruce Mountain Ranch, my first Camp Experience event called Get Away and Get it!   I once again am reminded of the value of getting away and spending rich time with like minded people.  With great food, yoga, a…

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