Coming Back to Self and Opening to Grace

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Do you ever think that life is totally bizarre? Are you ever curious as to why things happen and why you are faced with certain life experiences? I sure am! Life happens and we cause some situations while other situations we have no control over. I am truly beginning to understand that every situation in […]

Why Heartbreak Could Be The Best Thing Your Yoga Ever Had

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A few weeks ago,  just before the midday temperature in Central Park peaked at 104 degrees, I threw a suitcase and a sunhat in my trunk and headed for the Kripalu Institute. As dramatic as it was to take off down the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, The Black Keys blasting, this trip had been planned for weeks. […]

The Power Of Words

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Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world. -Buddha Sticks and Stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me. —childhood rhyme   I am in the midst of the days of awe…the 10 days of the Jewish New Year, […]

Starting an Inspiration Practice

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These daily practices will help you move toward Spirit in your thoughts and actions. 1. Commit to at least one daily experience where you share something of yourself with no expectation of being acknowledged or thanked. For example, before I begin my daily routine of exercise, meditation, or writing, I go to my desk and […]