The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Daily Yoga

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Daily Yoga: The Key to a Healthy Life Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, but just in the past decade it has become extremely popular in America. So what’s the big deal? While that’s a loaded question, we have some answers for you. Here are the top five reasons you […]

Humanity

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Being in Kenya teaching yoga to people from all over the world made the planet seem so small to me. I saw how insignificant my personal preferences are and how profoundly similar we all are. Confusion and war happens when we don’t understand each other. We as humanity have a lot of work to do […]

Be Calm and Centered

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GETTING IN TOUCH with the treasures within you is one way of connecting with the source of Life. For within you are all the answers to all the questions you shall ever ask. Wisdom past, present and future is available to you. The source of Life knows everything. Some people call this connecting process meditation. […]

Awake And Ready

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“When you lose touch with inner stillness, you lose touch with yourself. When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Isn’t it great when affirmation of our feelings just show up? Like this afternoon; right now, I’m relaxing on my bed with my three dogs; obviously with my […]

A Post-Valentines Day Message: Empty-Handed, Full-Hearted

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We often load ourselves up when we travel, because we want to be prepared for various situations. This burden of being prepared leaves us with our arms full, unable to receive whatever is there when we arrive. It leaves us tired from carrying, so that we are not happy when we meet someone new on […]

The Art of Letting Go

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“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.” – Thich Nhat Hanh “Letting go helps us to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not […]

How to Be in Flow for the Holidays and After

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People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the […]

Inner Strength

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One of the most influential spiritual books I have read is the trilogy by Neale Donald Walsch, Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue Books 1, 2 and 3. I recently picked up Book 3 after 12 years. It is astonishing that much of what I have been discovering for myself through life experiences and numerous […]

The Divine Bhav: Don’t Worry, Be Happy

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Any practice that brings you joy and feels light and uplifting is the Holy Grail for your daily peace of mind. As a yogi the most important tool is the attitude with which you approach the practice and not the practice itself that promises a consistent positive experience. There is a well known Zen Buddhist […]

Strategies to Cultivate Mindfulness

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Cultivating Mindfulness in Nursing Leadership “Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.” Louis L’Amour A nurse manager recently asked me for advice on how to slow down. She said she was worried about her ability to maintain the pace of work […]