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Look Out For The Presence Of Wonder

How often do you walk without looking at what’s directly in front of you? In fact, how often do you look down?     Have you admired the trees? How their leaves fall? Fell?     What about the water that is around you with the same qualities within you?     What about the air you breathe?… Continue reading Look Out For The Presence Of Wonder

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Birthday Post: 32 Years of Breathing, 32 Grateful Affirmations

Maya Angelou is known to have said that “life isn’t measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away”. Directly contradicting this statement is yogic philosophy claiming that “we are allotted a certain number of breaths per lifetime” and that life is measured by the number of… Continue reading Birthday Post: 32 Years of Breathing, 32 Grateful Affirmations

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5 Reasons Why You Should Ashtanga

Right after publishing my post last week about learning to surrender through Ashtanga Yoga,  I thought a good follow up would be to give reasons why everyone should try Ashtanga. I am grateful to Ellina Kim, owner of Maitri Yoga Store and Ashtanga teacher at One Down Dog, for being able to narrow it down to five. Who… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Ashtanga

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Just Breathe: 12 Office Meditations to Calm You the F Down

Have you ever had one of those mornings where you wake up overwhelmed without even having a sip of your first cup of coffee? Today was that day! These days I have taken on a lot upon myself, in my professional and personal life. Even though I have been able to manage my time effectively… Continue reading Just Breathe: 12 Office Meditations to Calm You the F Down