Create a Sacred Space in Your Heart

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‘Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.’ ~Thich Nhat Hanh Yesterday I had tea with a Daoist tea monk who said for tea to change you, you have to create a sacred space in your heart […]

Tea Rituals for Focus, Health & Slowness

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As I write these words, I sit with a bowl of matcha, the Japanese powdered green tea used in traditional ceremonies, and enjoy the quiet morning hours. Tea is a form of meditation for me, a way of being present and practicing paying attention. It is a way of slowness, of savoring life. And it […]

21 Day Yoga Challenge: Day 17 – 20-Minute Core Focus

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We are nearing the end of our 21 Day Yoga Challenge! Today’s 20 minute practice focuses on building a strong core and amazing abs. Focus on breathing, tightening your core, and practicing some amazing yoga today. Stay strong – we hope by now you’re craving your daily yoga! Courtesy of Yoga Journal. Here are some […]

Getting Back to Your Workouts

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Getting back on track isn’t always the easiest thing when it comes to a workout regimen. I know for me, if I take so much as a week off it is hard to get back into the swing of things. If I take three days off jogging, it’s back to square one. If I don’t […]

7 Ways To Live In The Moment

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Discover peace of mind by focusing on the here and now. It’s easier than you think! For millennia, sages from the Buddha to Yogi Berra have been advising us to tame our wandering minds and focus our attention on the present. The reason is obvious: The past is history, the future nothing but a dream. […]

Easy Meditation for Considerable Healing

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When you wake up in the morning, take in a deep breath and slowly open your eyes, a world of color, sound and smell bombard your senses. This can be both good and bad.  You are constantly being stimulated and driven by the external world.  It is no wonder that at some point you feel […]