TAKE your Time, There is never enough.

“TAKE your time, there is never enough”. I heard those words at the end of a talk I attended recently. It started me thinking. We use “Take your time” often to remind people to relax, slow down, to not stress but what about another interpretation…to TAKE your time…to own it and make the most of it…

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Be like the Element of Water and go with the Flow

I have taken a few weeks off from writing this blog. It was something on the to-do list that just wasn’t getting done so I took it as a sign to step away. I have been sharing my inspiration with my classes but wasn’t finding the focus to sit and write them down. So I…

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Make the Choice for Conscious Action

  I went to my daughter’s back to school night a couple of weeks ago. Her school is very focused on character education and one of the tenants mentioned caught my attention. It was a question, When is inaction, action? I spent a bit of time pondering this concept and its different interpretations both on…

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Acknowledge your fear and you are free

Last weekend I went skiing with my children.  I watched as my son moved through his normal routine for the first run of the day. No matter how recently he has skied,  (in this case 3 weeks prior) his reaction is always the same. We got off the ski lift and began to ski and…

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BE the CHANGE you wish to see

Last week I happened to be in a sunny beachy place with my family which was a welcome respite from all of the unrelenting cold of this winter. As I stepped on to the beach our first day,  I felt huge gratitude. I was  enjoying the feeling of the warm soft sand under my feet…

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Turn your Happiness Inside Out

Last week I learned of two different young people, both seeming to have promising futures, who had taken their own lives. I experienced a wave of emotions from sadness to panic and even curiosity at why any young person with their whole life in front of them would feel that ending that life was the…

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FLEXIBILITY & STRENGTH are the perfect pair for YOGA and for HAPPINESS.

Two events occurred recently that made me think about the powerful relationship between Flexibility and Strength both on and off the mat.  The first was a large event that affected many people, several much worse than my family, and the second was a small event that affected many fewer people. However both required Flexibility and Strength in the mind. The…

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