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“Spanda” – Pulsation, Expansion + Contraction

Let me introduce you to the term Spanda  “Spanda, is a Sanskrit word meaning “divine vibration”, or pulse. This term is used to describe how Consciousness, at the subtlest level, moves in waves of contraction and expansion.  Spanda, according to Kashmir Shaivism, is the creative pulse of

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Strength + Resilience

“It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.”Dalai Lama As I moved about my yoga mat this morning to explore and discover the physical direction in which I wish to

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Yoga + Play

Play …it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul. (Stuart Brown) When was the last time you played?  What constitutes ‘play’ you may ask?  Some of play examples include… Object  Independent Social Story Telling Sport Rough & Tumble Exploration Music Art Puzzles

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Head & Heart Wellbeing

The past is gone. The future is not here. Now I am free of both. Now I choose joy. Deepak Chopra In order to live with more contentment, peace and joy it’s important that we pay attention and take care of our mental and emotional

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Acceptance, Enjoyment & Enthusiasm

“The modalities of awakened doing are Acceptance, Enjoyment, and Enthusiasm. Each one represents a certain vibrational frequency of consciousness. You need to be vigilant to make sure that one of them operates whenever you are engaged in doing anything at all–from the most simple task

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Impermanence

The summer solstice has passed, the weather has turned, there are new fruits and veggies in season, fewer people are getting sick from Covid-19, the lock-down restrictions are slowly lightening up, all whilst the Black Lives Matter movement is becoming more seen and heard, and

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Working With The Ego

Being human I like to keep blog posts uplifting, but I also like to keep them authentic and realistic, and sometimes, to get to that peaceful and positive place in our hearts and minds, we have to deal with and process the negative or harder

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Self Talk

The voice inside your head… Today I will be exploring “Self Talk”, not the mental chitter-chatter we have about others but the inner conversations we have with ourselves about ourselves. Often we are our worst enemies; judging ourselves more than we judge others, speaking worse

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Permission To “Feel All The Feels”

In this post… I would like to give you permission to “feel all the feels”. I say ‘permission’ because sometimes, it’s only when someone says it’s okay to do something that we actually let our mental, emotional and physical guards down and do the thing

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