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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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Happy Friday!

“Happy Friday!” has become a standard greeting each week as the weekend approaches. We collectively celebrate the fact that we’ve survived another working week, and have earned the rest and relaxation which the weekend (hopefully) brings us.   On this Friday, however, instead of hitting the couch...

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Hurry up and Rest!

Resting is one of the hardest things for us to do. Many yoga teachers even say that savasana (relaxation time at the end of class, also known as corpse pose) is the most difficult pose for many of their students. Relentless thoughts flood our minds...

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Don’t Get Burned by Anger

  It’s been said that “Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” While anger is a powerful, hurtful emotion which can damage personal and professional relationships, our feelings...

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Tools for Rapid Transformation

Two years ago, I told my husband that I was going to die early due to stress, and I was serious. I knew I had to make a change. Last week marks the one year anniversary of my trip to India, which was a turning...

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On Mindful Travel

Travel is, and for a long time has been, one of the greatest tests to my meditation practice. If there has ever been a single place where Murphy’s Law that anything can go wrong, will go wrong is most true, it has to be the...

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