Category: Mindfulness

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There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home

Summer is the time of year for vacations.  Thoughts of running away to exotic places in search of the vacation of our dreams fill our minds.  I was recently searching the Internet to find the ideal vacation spot and was interrupted by a pecking sound at my office window.  Rather than allowing...

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Give Life Your Full Attention

Give Life Your Full Attention

I have a true confession to make. I’m hopelessly addicted to my IPhone. My husband has even nicknamed me “I-Phone Lady.” He often finds me attached to my cell phone, lost in the instant communication of internet and phone messaging. I know I’m not alone here. Most of us can admit to having...

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The Power of the Pause Button

The Power of the Pause Button

Can you believe that it’s already August? The sweet days of summer are moving right along and I want to know if you’ve taken advantage of the tradition of “summer break” which I’d like to rename “summer pause” so we can reclaim and reinvent the school-days tradition. Have you had your...

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The Busy Trap

The Busy Trap

"Idleness is not just a vacation, an indulgence or a vice; it is as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body, and deprived of it we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets." This excerpt was taken from a blog post I read recently that discussed what the author called...

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20 Minute Choiceless Awareness Meditation

20 Minute Choiceless Awareness Meditation

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Yoga BREAK:10 Minute Love UR Spine

Yoga BREAK:10 Minute Love UR Spine

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Body Scan

Body Scan

- The body scan meditation is a deep investigation into the moment-to-moment awareness of the body as we often get disconnected with our physical body, cutting off its wisdom and deep knowledge - As you bring awareness and acknowledgement to whatever you feel in the body the body scan can be very...

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The Wonder and Beauty of Each Instant

The Wonder and Beauty of Each Instant

When was the last time you laughed so hard you cried? How present were you in that moment? Were you worrying about work or planning your grocery list? My guess is no. There are few things in life that cause us to be more present than laughter. But why be present? People often tout the value of...

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The Happy List

The Happy List

Take a moment to think about 3 things that make you the happiest. It is likely that the simple act of thinking about these things have brought a smile to your face. There are so many opportunities to learn from this simple exercise. However, perhaps the greatest lesson is that you can control...

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When Your Mind Makes You Face-Plant

When Your Mind Makes You Face-Plant

Today, while teaching one of my great groups of yogis, I got to see observe one of the students have a very tangible, funny, and all too familiar encounter with the wonderful mind. The theme of class was focusing on establishing steadiness and cultivating a deeper focus on the navel center. The...

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