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Guest Post: The Poet

Do not imagine. Accept the world as it is. Accept the traditions you were born into. You cannot change them. Accept your place in society. As a woman, you must breed and care for your children, nothing more. As a man, you must work and...

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The Practice of the Present

For nearly 300 days, I have been engaged in a daily practice which I refer to as The Practice of the Present. The practice is anchored to and named after a guided meditation called Presence by my teacher Claudia Van Buren which I'm honoured share...

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Your Breath. Your Fuel.

Our bodies have been designed in an incredible way. So many of our bodily functions happen automatically without us directing, influencing or needing to control them. Our hearts beat and pump blood throughout the body. Our digestive system processes food and converts it to energy...

Happiness.

This is final post of our series on Emotions, in which we have explored Jealousy, Sadness, and Anger (a few months earlier), and are now ready to finish on Happiness!   When asked “What is happiness?” Aristotle said, “Happiness depends on you.” In other words, Aristotle...

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Sadness.

This post is a continuation of our series on emotions, and explores Sadness, an emotion which is often viewed as painful, but doesn't necessarily need to be.   From time to time, we all experience sadness. Sometimes we feel it coming, and sometimes it seems to come out...

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Jealousy.

This post is a continuation of our series on emotions, and explores a most complicated and damaging emotion to many personal and professional lives: Jealousy.   We all have desires, and these desires drive us into action to satisfy them. But what happens when we do not...

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Emotions.

Emotions. As sentient beings, we are faced with a wide range of emotions constantly, and these emotions hugely influence how we carry and project ourselves each day. At times, our emotions drive us to be more courageous. Other times they drive us to the edge...

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