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The Power of Community and Vulnerability in 2017

I have been thinking a lot lately about how to live more openly and more purposefully. 2016 was full of so much contention and division for many, both personally and nationally. Many people’s hearts were broken and many felt validated finally. What I experienced was a deep inquiry into my own beliefs and assumptions and […]

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There Is Nothing Wrong With You

                  “The innocent mistake that keeps us caught in our own particular style of ignorance, unkindness, and shut-downness is that we are never encouraged to see clearly what is, with gentleness. Instead, there’s a kind of basic misunderstanding that we should try to be better than we […]

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Three Conscious Breaths Can Change Your Life

  Our breath is one of the greatest gifts that we have been given and our most powerful resource. It was given to us for free at our birth and waits for us to pay attention to it all of our lives. Our breath carries oxygen, consciousness and awareness to all of the cells of […]

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The Value of Meditation In Our Lives

We don’t have to look far to find suffering and confusion. If you are like me, it can feel overwhelming and heart breaking to watch the news or engage with the larger world. We live in an age where we are flooded with information. So much of this information can feel polarizing, confusing, or downright […]

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Practices For Working with the Stress in Our Lives

  In my last post I talked a about how our nervous system is biologically hardwired to deal with stressful situations. I would like to dive deeper into this physiological response in order to share why it is so important for us to practice methods for retraining our mind. When our brain is alerted to […]

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Healing the Heart – Practices For Difficult Times

It’s human nature to react in horror, anger, and despair to traumatic events. It’s your divine nature to respond in peace, calm and Love. Own them both and then choose which one you will empower ~ Julia Rogers Hamrick We are hardwired for survival. Biologically our nervous system functions to alert us to danger and […]

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Tools For Transformation – Gratitude

Begin NOW If you are anything like me then you probably spend a lot of time thinking about how life will be better when… We all fill in that blank in our own way but the point is that, when usually continues to stretch itself out beyond our grasp and we move through our days […]

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