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Get in Tune

Our bodies are amazing. They are fascinating pieces of equipment, at the same time strong, powerful, delicate and intricate. Yogis have described the body as an instrument with 72,000 strings, symbolising the elaborate energy channels that effect our moods, behaviours and thoughts.   Close your eyes and...

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Lose Yourself to Dance

Many of our jobs today involve staring at a computer screen for way too many hours each day. Even after a long day at the computer, there is a lasting “pull” which seems to keep us wanting to check our devices for new messages up...

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It’s 2017. Breathe.

A New Year. Time may feel like it is moving slower or faster, depending on who you speak to. The world may seem even more unpredictable than ever, where the only constant thing is change. But despite all of this change and uncertainty, you do...

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I Do…

December 20th is the start of the winter solstice, where we begin to move from darkness to light. It is also coincidentally my wedding anniversary. During this time, I have been reflecting upon my own marriage with my husband and the ways in which our...

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You Have the Power to Heal

When we’re feeling under the weather, it is almost too easy to pop a pill for immediate relief. And then we look to place blame. We blame the cold winter weather outside. We blame others who are sick. We blame the food we ate. The...

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Resolve to Look Within

Remember that long list of resolutions that you set back in January? Did you accomplish what you aspired to this year, both personally and professionally?   Well, the good news is that we do not need to measure our lives by our calendars. We can and should think...

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Stop and Smell the Gratitude

Many of us are constantly searching for a way to quickly change our mindset when we cannot excuse ourselves or get to a mat to meditate. What can we do to stop our minds from going down a negative path? How can we find balance and...

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Don’t Let Future Fears Disrupt Your Present

As Deepak Chopra said, “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” Facing an uncertain future, staying present is needed more than ever. Slight worrying about the future disrupts your focus momentarily, but dwelling on these emotions can seep anxious thoughts...

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The Tastiest Form of Meditation

Food gives us energy, but depletes it as well.   There is no doubt that our minds are addicted to food. We are addicted to the delicious tastes and sensations. We drool over photos of food. We form positive and/or negative associations with food, the places we...

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The Art of Sitting Still

Is one of the blocks to your taking up a meditation practice a fear of being uncomfortable sitting still on the ground? Or maybe just fear of not being able to sit still at all?   In advance of my first eight-hour meditation this coming Sunday (!),...

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