Joyful January: Your Yoga Practice is the Ultimate in Resolutions

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Happy New Year to our beloved friends and yogis! As I was perusing the prior years’ newsletters for inspiration this day, Dec 31st, 2012, I felt that last year’s message is definitely worth repeating. The message remains the same, our gratitude for your support expands! As we enter this wonderful new year with happy anticipation of […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Beating Boredom

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“I’m bored.” I’m sure we’ve all hear and said that phrase a couple thousand times in our lives. Yet what is boredom? We seem to blame boredom on a lot of things: the reason we snack so much, the reason we hate our jobs and even rowdy teenagers use it when being prosecuted for petty crimes. But […]

An Intentional Life

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Many of us go through our days awake, but following patterns we’ve developed over the years. We are going through the motions, doing things at home, online, at work without much forethought. Contrast this with the idea of an Intentional Life: everything you do is done with consciousness, fulfilling one of your core values (compassion, […]

Sampaja: Unraveling Lifelong Habits with Mindfulness

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It’s discouraging, isn’t it, to watch ourselves fall repeatedly into our same old habitual traps. We try to practice mindfulness, but it can be frustrating. Do you ever have days where you’re so caught up that you realize only at night, despite your best intentions, that you weren’t mindful for even one moment? And it’s […]

Bridging The Gap Between Heart And Mind Through Yoga

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It is no secret that many of us have a strong disconnect between our hearts and our minds. I see too many people in this world with good hearts being misjudged for making the wrong choices. Why we make these decisions is often because we tend to listen to what our minds tell us to […]

New Years Wisdom, Past And Present!

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Here are motivating and stimulating quotes for the new year from famous philosophers, scientists, teachers, writers and poets, all great thinkers and doers! May they encourage and inspire, as we reflect and face the challenges of the coming year. Wishing you joy, peace and love – always love!  Looking ahead to a bright New Year! […]