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It’s Okay to Be Insecure

Insecurities, we all have them. I was standing on the escalator at my local mall, scanning the store fronts below me. Pictures of insane looking women looked up at me with their pouty lips and airbrushed bodies. Later I went to the gym and saw a Sex and the City re-run and was amazed first at […]

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Ten Lies We Tell Ourselves in Yoga Class

I can’t do that. Is that what crossed your mind when you saw that picture of the woman in full camel? I had a great yoga teacher who when he heard someone say “I can’t” he’d jump in and say, “Actually, you’re currently unable.” We constantly underestimate ourselves. By telling ourselves we can’t, we hold […]

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Taking a Bath is An Act of Kindness

Taking a hot bath, soaking your limbs, is an act of kindness. You’re taking a moment to thank and honor your muscles and ligaments, mind, and spirit. The ability to take a hot bath after a long day is a privilege. It’s a privilege to have the time to take a bath. To enjoy clean, safe water suitable for […]

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My six words for 2014

Inspired by my friend Lori Popkewitz Alper’s simple, tangible post about her “three” words for 2014, I settled down at my local coffee shop to explore what my “three” would be. Naturally, I thought of six. Create, move, grow, live, listen, savor. Create This word came to mind since I’m thinking about this blog as […]

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