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How to Claim Your Space in the World

There lives within all of us an unlimited range of possibility.  Pure potential is what we are — behind the social mask, beneath the personality, beyond the physical self and the material belongings amassed.  We are each a drop in the ocean, one potential expression...

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When Does Positive Thinking Become Dangerous?

There is a popular belief that has been misinterpreted, misunderstood and, I believe, misused. The mind is a powerful tool, allowing us to co-create with life. And while the mind is powerfully creative, we do not live in a vacuum. We cannot know what lessons we are...

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The Gift of Anger

I’m always teaching the importance of recognizing what it is we are feeling, and giving ourselves permission to feel it so that we can come out on the other side of it. Because on the other side of that emotional energy that’s trying to get our attention is an...

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Is Empathy Healthy?

I once witnessed a woman, a fellow yoga teacher and life coach, recoil in horror when I mentioned that the name of my business is Empath Yoga. When I questioned her about that reaction, she shared it was her belief that empathizing with another makes you susceptible...

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Why You HAVE to Move Your Body

Whenever we find ourselves resisting life, even with just a thought, our bodies tighten and contract. You’ve probably heard me say before, emotions are energy in motion. Fear, sadness, disappointment, anger—if we don’t have a way of releasing these emotions… this...

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3 Simple Moves That Will Save Your Back

Low back pain affects as many as 80% of us (at least at some time in our life), and as many as 31 million Americans at any given time. I have to admit, it’s what brought me to yoga nearly 15 years ago.   The spine moves in six directions, and any healthy spine...

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LOVE YOUR ASANA: Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog is one of my favorite asanas, because it’s a wonderful, all-over stretch.  Even if I only have time to do one quick asana before heading out the door, this is the one I’ll do, because it addresses so many areas at once.   Not only does it help me...

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Wise Decisions Don’t Come From Your Head

Wise decisions don’t come from your head.  Living a truly authentic life means being guided from an intuitive place within.  This is the only way to ensure we are not merely playing out some old outdated programming that no longer serves us, or living uninspired,...

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How to Heal The World

If you believe like I do that all minds are joined then the answer to the world's problems already exists. It is said that when Aboriginals separate and go on walkabout, there is no predetermined time and place for the tribe to come back together. Yet somehow their...

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