Category: Wholebeing

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The Quest for Balance: How Daily Rhythms Can Heal

The Quest for Balance: How Daily Rhythms Can Heal

On our 2018 Journey, I arrived in Costa Rica a bit travel-weary. I set my alarm clock to wake up bright and early, afraid my travel fatigue might make me sleep through my first yoga class with our group. Alice told me setting an alarm would not be necessary. I thought she was crazy. She assured...

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The Intangible  Magic of Guides

The Intangible Magic of Guides

A Year of Grounding 2019 was for me a year of grounding, really landing in the life I had, exactly as it was and planting deep roots around the things that mattered to me. With my children we navigated the trepidation of waiting for college acceptances, saying yes to the selected schools and then...

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The 5 Well-Being Trends to Watch in 2020

The 5 Well-Being Trends to Watch in 2020

Our Prasada team has been part of the evolving wellness industry over the last 10 years. Here are the top 5 trends we’re noticing as we head into 2020. 1. A shift to focus on mental and emotional well-being. Wellness programs have primarily focused on the physical aspects of wellness. Within...

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Clearing and seeding

Clearing and seeding

I like knowing. I like the feeling of certainty and being prepared. It feels comfortable and safe for me. I can anticipate what I might say or do and plan. I feel in control. However, when I "get" all of these then things begin to feel overly predictable and, frankly, boring. I also like chance...

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Tiny pinecones, Where’s Waldo and training myself to see

Tiny pinecones, Where’s Waldo and training myself to see

Tiny Pine Cones Often this odd assembly of objects, experiences and ideas begin to swirl around each other in my Alice in Wonderland mind. They seem to group in threes. This recent assembly included the search for tiny pine cones on a morning walk, the Where’s Waldo books and training myself to...

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A floating head and reconnecting my three worlds

A floating head and reconnecting my three worlds

A Floating Head It’s been over 15 years, but I can still recall what I felt like before I started practicing yoga and mindfulness.  At Prasada, we talk a lot about the three worlds within which we live. For me, at that time, my primary mode of navigation and experience of life was through the...

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The answer that’s hiding in plain sight

The answer that’s hiding in plain sight

We are a culture that loves complexity. We like systems and hierarchies, frameworks and logarithms, research and reason. We believe most of our challenges are enormous and intractable, requiring the brainpower of our finest and budgets with more zeros than make sense. It can feel like the problems...

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Functional Movement’s Big 3 Surprises

Functional Movement’s Big 3 Surprises

A Big Anniversary Recently, I celebrated a one year anniversary. It was a personal landmark for me and delivered some very unexpected challenges and surprises along the way. Hitting this mark was something that had been on my mind for over 5 years. I wanted to join CrossFit yet even the idea of...

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A Graceful Transition

A Graceful Transition

Sweater Weather is Here In case you missed the onslaught of pumpkin-spiced lattes talk and you haven’t been outside yet this month, I’m here to share that Fall is officially HERE. Yes, friends, we are in the midst of another seasonal transition, especially felt here in Philadelphia. The Summer...

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A rest, recovery and reset plan

A rest, recovery and reset plan

September. While this month always delivers some of the nicest weather of the year, for me it also possesses some qualities of whiplash. The summer was hot and had an inordinate number of flash floods where I live. I yearned for a few more weeks of the relaxed schedule, the warm days and the...

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