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Gratitude Is The Real Happiness

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I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude. ~Brene Brown I use to think happiness was something that took years to get to–if ever. I thought I had to “achieve” happiness. I had to do something to get to get. Read more

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Healing Through Letting Go

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“These mountains you are carrying, you were only suppose to climb.” ~Najwa Zebian As someone who writes and explores my own healing I have a confession: I don’t know how any of this actually works, but I know that I am learning to open up to understanding my pain and emotions by feeling them–rather than Read more

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Letting Life Flow

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“You must let life flow naturally, for life’s secret is patience; you must stop pushing for change and allow things to unfold.” ~Leon Brown Often we live our lives waiting for the next “big” moment. We feel stuck and waiting for something to change, or not wanting something to change. We’re waiting to find the Read more

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Accepting Where You Are

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We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell Let me tell you the secret to healing–it’s learning the art and patience of acceptance. Accepting exactly where you, your life experiences, and how you feel in this world that is constantly Read more

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Why Our Hearts Need Silence

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Silence is a source of great strength. ~Lao Tzu I’ve been trying to find the right words to express what my heart has felt the last few months and I haven’t been able to. I have found sitting in silence I get a sense I get what I really need—knowing it’s okay to not have Read more

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Letting Yourself Rise & Fall

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“In the end only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.” ~Buddha A huge part of my journey is allowing my emotions, my body sensations, the constant story lines I create in my mind to simply rise and fall. Read more

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Why Stillness Is Nobel

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“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh It’s been a few months since I’ve written, because I am taking time to sit in silence and stillness. The words weren’t Read more

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Learning To Love In The Present Moment

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Many times we want to love someone for who we know they can become rather than loving them completely in this moment without expecting them to become the person of our dreams.  We may have good intentions, but at the same time we are taking away their humanness by projecting who we believe they can Read more

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Appreciating Your Precious Human Life

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“Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it.” ~Sarah Ban Breathnach When we take time to appreciate our life we take time to accept our life as it is. It may not be perfect, it may not be what Read more

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Why You Might Fall In Love With Your Yoga Teacher

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You may have a yoga teacher whose presence always brightens your day. A presence about themselves that is one that feels safe and full of life. Their smile brightens your day, and their heart calms your mind. I remember specifically going to yoga classes just because of my teacher. I admired their ability to be Read more

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