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The easiest way to melt stress fast!

I was in a yoga class last week when the teacher said something like “Notice the spot where you feel tightness, touch it, acknowledge it, let it know you feel it so it doesn’t have to produce a stress response.” One simple statement. A million implications. Not only did my mind go to the spot

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Resistance is futile: Accept your experience

“When we argue with reality, we lose, but only 100% of the time” Byron Katie   How many times have you gone over and over something in your head that has already happened? How much time and energy has been spent on reliving something that “shouldn’t have happened”, but, in fact, did.  Or, perhaps there

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Fear or Excitement?

” Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.” Ralph Waldo Emerson   Think for a moment about going on a roller coaster…. what do you sense in your body? Probably if you’re like me, it’s a combination of butterflies in your stomach, tightness in your chest and restriction in your

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We are wired…

for connection. We are intimately connected to others in the grand web of human design. When we feel disconnected or lonely we are simply forgetting our connection. Feeling lonely is a natural human emotion.   “When you tug on a single thing in nature, you find it attached to the rest of the world” John

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I declare war….

doesn’t sound very mindful does it? But sometimes you have to commit fully to something… I declare war on one, or maybe two words…..  good and busy.   “It’s not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about?” ~Henry David Thoreau   We are in a culture

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