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A beginning, a middle and an end

A beginning, a middle and an end

This week as I was preparing the writing for a week of our BrainFIX programs, I was struggling with my own brain, specifically my amygdala. As summer moves into full swing I am acutely aware that my daughter, and last little bird, will be heading off to college this fall. In addition, my son who...

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Fewer distractions, more joy

Fewer distractions, more joy

Have you ever had that moment when you can feel, in that one moment, that it ALL is working? It is a wave of peace and happiness deep within that rolls through your body like a magnificent wave. You notice details about where you are and who you are with, in minute detail and it feels as if...

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Yoga for Hotheads (and the perfect summer breath!)

Yoga for Hotheads (and the perfect summer breath!)

Two days ago I found myself on an unairconditioned subway car during a particularly hot and humid day, and the only thing I could think of was that I was trapped in a moving vat of human soup….just hoping I’d get to my destination stop before I melted. The woman sitting next to me and I were...

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The Deliciousness of Being Slow – Lessons from a Pineapple

The Deliciousness of Being Slow – Lessons from a Pineapple

I had the most delicious pineapple of my entire life last year when Alice I were guiding Prasada's WholeBeing Journey to Costa Rica. Every morning we'd rise with the sun and head over to the dining area for fresh coffee and a bit of fruit before morning yoga. At first, I saw the pineapple and...

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Lessons from Nature and Breathing Trees

Lessons from Nature and Breathing Trees

Every morning I wake up and the first thing I see is this most beautiful tree outside my bay windows. Since moving to my new home in September, I've had the opportunity to see this tree in all its phases. Interestingly enough, these phases not-so-coincidentally reflected the similar changes of life...

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Science of Yoga: A book review

Science of Yoga: A book review

In the grand scheme of science enquiry, yoga research is in its infancy. However, now is an exciting and pivotal point in the field, with a remarkable increase in the quality and quantity of yoga research papers in the past few decades; the evidence supporting yoga's benefits continues to grow...

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Acupuncture: In 2019 a covered benefit for some IBX plans

Acupuncture: In 2019 a covered benefit for some IBX plans

Hopeful for possibilities I’m always the dreamer and hopeful for possibilities. So often we don’t think things will change, yet we know the only assurance is that things will. The media would like us to believe that things are only getting worse. This week I have a different story to...

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Let’s take a walk

Let’s take a walk

Walking...we all do it. And it has many benefits beyond what you might expect. Many of our clients and friends track their steps as a way to increase their movement or as part of a walking challenge. So what else can we offer you? How hard can it be to walk? Let's pause for a moment and talk...

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What is a wholebeing practice?

What is a wholebeing practice?

Wholebeing practices are habits of awareness where we train, create, heal and grow within each of three worlds—the mind, the body and nature. It was an unexpected place that prompted the question. I had committed to a year-long nutrition program in the fall and in that day's lesson was a link to...

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A toilet-scrubbing yoga epiphany

A toilet-scrubbing yoga epiphany

I remember the day I realized and experienced that my yoga practice was doing more than just making my body stronger. I was cleaning the bathroom. That’s right: Cleaning. The. Bathroom. A highly exciting task for us all (and bless those of you who actually enjoy this task, teach me your...

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