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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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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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The Key To Happiness Is Not What You Think

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“If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.” ~Lao Tzu Happiness is a state Read more

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Holding Space

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“Only you can change; when you change, the world changes, because you look at it with different eyes.” ~Osho What does it mean to hold space? It’s actually when of the most important things we can do for a person and it doesn’t actually cost a thing, but it requires something very precious: your presence. Read more

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The Gift of Uncertainty

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“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. …live in the question.”  ~Rainer Maria Rillke   Every moment of our life is uncertain. When we learn to dance with uncertainty rather than push it away we learn to live and love in the present. This is only gift we have to receive and share. Read more

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Why Love Heals Us

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“What happens when people open their hearts? They get better.” ~Haruki Murakami Jake and I met last year at Brownstone coffee shop as we bonded over our one-way ticket trips that we had somehow booked on the same day, May 19th, to Eastern Europe and Central America. Jake healing from trauma of the war, and Read more

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Thriving Through Trauma Again

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“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.” -Fred (Mr.) Rogers I thought as I walked Read more

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Dancing With Fear & Anxiety

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For years I ran away from my anxious feelings, but my anxious thoughts never ran from me they only continued to consume my mind. The more fear I felt rush through my body like a lighting bolt, the more my mind went crazy. I wanted to stop it, control it, tell it to go away. Read more

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