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YOGA THERAPY AND ITS BENEFITS

YOGA THERAPY BENEFITS Yoga is all about posture, mindfulness, movement, focus, breath, and rest. Yoga therapy is the amalgamation of these factors and a carefully tailored practice suitable for the individual. It is the art and science of applying the tools and teachings of yoga and its sister science, Ayurveda, ...

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Create More, Consume Less: A Surefire Way to Feel More Excited About Life

“Creating means living.” ~Dejan Stojanovic We live in a consumer culture. We love to eat, drink, and be merry—while binge watching whatever’s trending on Netflix and getting a dopamine hit for every item added to our cart on Amazon Prime. We love to take it all in—information, entertainment, status updates, ...

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Say Yes to What Excites You and Make This the Year You Really Live

“I imagine that Yes is the only living thing.” ~E.E. Cummings During the fall of 2017 I began openly dating, four years after my separation and divorce of a twenty-plus year relationship. It was scary. And I was clear—I didn’t want a commitment, I just wanted the experience and some fun. ...

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Sometimes We Are the Ones Who Need to Change

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.” ~Albert Einstein When I was younger, I had a lot of opinions about what other people needed to change. “Why can’t people conserve more?” “Why can’t people stop throwing cigarette butts on the ground?” ...

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Be Kind, Retrain Your Mind: 3 Tips to Overcome Negative Self-Talk

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha In 1990, in an early encounter between the Dalai Lama, the foremost Tibetan teacher of Buddhism, and Western students, the Dalia Lama was asked a question about how to deal with self-hatred. He was confused ...

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Why I Focus on What I Need Right Now Instead of Obsessing Over the Future

“The next message you need is always right where you are.” ~Ram Dass I want you to go back to New Year’s Day 2009 with me for a second. I’d recently left a job and was embarking upon a new career, one in which I was self-employed. I pulled out ...

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YOGA THERAPY AND ITS BENEFITS

YOGA THERAPY BENEFITS Yoga is all about posture, mindfulness, movement, focus, breath, and rest. Yoga therapy is the amalgamation of these factors and a carefully tailored practice suitable for the individual. It is the art and science of applying the tools and teachings of yoga and its sister science, Ayurveda, ...

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How Expressing Myself Helped Me Release Chronic Pain

“Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.” ~ Rumi It can be frightening to experience physical or mental pain. It’s not something anyone wants to deal with; nobody wants to race against the clock hoping that some future experience will take away their pain. Nobody wants to ...

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How I Overcame Childhood Emotional Neglect and Learned to Meet My Needs

“In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.” ~Mitch Albom “Your feelings are valid,” said my life coach during one of our sessions, as we were working on an issue I had with my parents. ...

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Let’s Get Real: Why I’m Done Pretending to Have It All Together

“If you’re not really happy, don’t fake a smile on my behalf. I’d rather you spill your guts with tears every day until your smile is real. Because I don’t care about the show, the disguise, the politically correctness. If you’re in my life, I want you to be in ...

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