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I Can Do Hard Things

“Don’t aim to be perfect. Aim to be antifragile.” (Nassim Taleb) Many of us are familiar with “grit” attributes: courage, resilience, perseverance and adaptability, but I recently came across a new term “Antifragile”. “Antifragility is beyond resilience or robustness.  The resilient resists shocks and stays

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Welcome In With Love

Your mind is a garden.   Your thoughts are the seeds. You can grow flowers, Or you can grow weeds. Before I begin and shift our focus to all the ‘good stuff’ that we want to open ourselves up to, it’s beneficial to do some ‘release’

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Let Go With Love

You Heal By Releasing Not Suppressing… If you’re reading this, we did it, we made it, we survived the long, unsettling and testing year of 2020. But before you shut the door, let’s take a little moment of reflection and meditation to acknowledge and let

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The Art Of Allowing & Accepting

“If you are irritated by every rub how will you be polished.”  – Rumi – This art, and practice, of Allowing and Accepting is so helpful towards living a more liberated life.  By truly allowing the present moment to unfold as it does and accepting

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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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