How Repetition Can Kickstart a Habit

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‘Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.’ ~Napoleon Hill I sometime get accused, by readers who have been reading me for awhile, of repetition. I repeat concepts when it comes to habits, simplicity, mindfulness. Well, sure. My most basic principles are repeated often on this blog: start […]

Just In Time

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Every Sunday evening I ask myself, what will the theme for my classes be this week? What knowledge or wisdom will I offer my students to help bring love, light, and joy to their day, and into their hearts. Will I even have a theme, or fly by the seat of my pants? I’m quite […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Take Chances

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This is currently my favorite quote. I don’t know who said it, but I’m trying to live my life based on what they said. As I’m growing up and learning and changing, I’m trying to take more chances and be the best person I can be. I think back to my childhood and my middle […]

“Where There Is Love, There Is No Question”

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“Where there is love, there is no question.”  ~ Yogi Bhajan When I first encountered Yogi Bhajan’s quote, “Where there is love, there is no question,” I was filled with confusion. Sometimes I would doubt my relationship, for example, and ask myself, “Does this mean what I have isn’t love?” After a long while of […]

11 Days Of Love – Life Is Glorious!

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Good Sunday morning lovers of love, seekers of happiness. Every now and then we need a hearty dose of inspiration. Known to some and felt by others, as a kick in the buttasana! Sundays are perfectly suited for encouragement; which often energizes and inspires us for the week ahead.  The following quote by Pema Chodron […]

Why You Should Never Give Up

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This is a great poem I happened upon while cruising around the internet. The author is unknown, but the message is clear: never give up. Inspiration is sometimes hard to come by when we are held down by worries, fears, anxieties or hard times. Remember that never giving up is a Yogic practice! The number […]

Acceptance Can Turn Obstacles Into Inspiration

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A month ago, a student in my yoga class requested to speak with me. “Allison, you are so strong”, she said. “Yet, I sense you’ve had many challenges in your life. Where does your strength and happiness come from?” “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” Albert Einstein I’ve been moved […]

Feed Your Goddess This Month with Courage, Confidence, and Compassion

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Let us help you get ready for 2013 with inspirational challenges of all kinds for December! We will be posting daily challenges this month with simple ways to  help you feel happier and healthier from now until New Years. We will be posting here and on Facebook, so please join us on our Facebook page if […]

Good Morning Inspiration

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“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.” Make this your vow for today. Just for today. Sometimes when we’re caught in cycles of negative thinking, we can begin a shift with […]

Be Inspired

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You are overcome with laziness and procrastination, feeling unmotivated, stuck, can’t get started. You are not alone. This is a commonality in the human condition, and the solution is elusive, never standing still and not wanting to be easily caught. You are not alone, but in this union with your brothers and sisters, there is […]