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First, do no harm

To reflect upon our true nature is one of the purposes of the five “yamas” in yoga, the ethical and moral codes that are at the center of the practice. 555 more words


This January, don't resolve -- repose

It’s interesting that January 1st brings on a frenzy of promises to eat better, exercise more, stop smoking and similar action-oriented resolutions when I always feel like all I want to do is hibernate like a bear. 581 more words


What I'm reading this January...*

*If you’re only really interested in finding out about the books by my bedside then skip the first 350 ish words of this post or go to this… 888 more words


Today's Thought

If we are honest with ourselves, most of us will have to admit that we live out our lives in an ocean of fear.” Source: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Single Mom

The costs of work-related stress are huge — we need to stop ignoring the issue

“People fight reality. They fight it tooth and nail, with everything they’ve got. And anytime you are arguing or fighting with reality, reality will win. You can’t outsmart it.

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Mindfulness course day 7

Why is mindfulness meditation difficult? Is it difficult? Why do people struggle starting or sticking to it? Throughout the mindfulness course, and through my own experience, I now believe that mindfulness may take time to achieve, but mindfulness meditation is not difficult. 347 more words