Why Yoga Works

As yoga’s popularity continues to spread and the abundance of information about yoga grows, so do our questions about it. Why do so many people practice yoga? What’s the point? What if I’m not flexible? Or I don’t have fancy yoga pants? What if I’m not able to do what the teacher asks…or I don’t …

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Mindfulness Sucks (Not Really)

Okay, so mindfulness itself doesn’t suck, but being good it at does. We all avoid doing things that are difficult; unfortunately we blame mindfulness for being hard, rather than blaming ourselves for the (lack of) effort. By now we all have some idea of what mindfulness is – bringing more awareness to the present moment. …

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Define Your Life

Do you allow your job to define you? In our short time on earth, we seem to spend an awful lot of time concerned with how others view us and this impacts how we think about ourselves. I’ve never been one who was overly concerned about following a traditional trajectory in life. After all, I am …

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The Silver Lining

We often make the mistake of searching for happiness. We look high and low, to friends, family, significant others, to other cities, states or countries, new jobs, old acquaintances. We spend so much time thinking about how we can become happy. Our thoughts and statements turn into “If I Could Just…” statements. If I could …

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