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Feeling Is Our Guide To Healing

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“The best thing you can do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown in the fire–you are the fire.” ~Mama Indigo The most common question I am asked is: how do I heal? Many of us are awakening to the reality that we want to heal our pain and not suffer so Read more

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Why We Choose To Love

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“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” ~Rumi The thing about love is it’s not a linear commitment–it’s a wild, uncertain compromise. Your lover–your loved one–can leave at any time. Holding them back is not love. Love is freedom. When we understand that love is a choice it sets us free and allows Read more

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The Truth About Fear That No One Tells You

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“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt As I write this I am heading to the mountains of Sapa in northern Vietnam and reflecting on what a year of 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 Life Transform You

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“Let difficulty transform you. And it will. In my experience, we just need help in learning how not to run away.” ~Pema Chodron It’s human to feel stuck in life or even to be scared to take a new direction in life. I have felt stuck with my writing for months now. The words aren’t 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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Showing Up For Yourself

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“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ ” ~Eleanor Roosevelt The other day I woke up made my coffee and started to Read more

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Falling In Love With Yourself

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“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”~Buddha Falling in love with yourself is a beautiful concept, but it has been lost. We are told to seek love outside of ourselves rather than be with the beauty of unconditional love inside ourself. When we learn to love yourself everything Read more

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The Heart Of Pain

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  “The most beautiful people are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” 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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