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The Duck and her iPhone Quagmire

This morning, my walk took me along a lake that appeared to be an endless landscape as the fog was obscuring the shore.  The geese and ducks floated while a resident loon soared across the horizon. 136 more words

Are you lying your way to success?

They say there are no coincidences, and thus my ears perk up when I encounter the convergence of two ideas.

I stumbled across a study showing that people who demonstrate higher degrees of self-deception are more successful in the world.  195 more words

Unending rain

I’ve always marveled at our nature mirrors our life.  Rainy days are the perfect illustration.   Sometimes life seems so sunny & bright with all the pieces aligned & in flow. 164 more words

Yep... I'm going there. You coming?

As a yoga instructor, I have frequently fielded the question of yoga & religion.  If you do a quick sweep of the internet, you’ll find all sorts of fabulous mythology, editorials, and “thou shalt” commands. 451 more words

What is the sweet spot?

One of the basic tenets of Buddhism is the idea of walking the middle path in our life. Life is not entirely this or that, all action and no rest, total elation without sadness.  189 more words

Get off the "keep going" wagon

When we lose our connection with what lights us up or we discover our actions misaligned with our intention, it’s time for a self-audit pause.    That sounds easy, but it is in these moments that our mind screams “Keep Going.” 172 more words

Safety Is Sexy

The Safety Golden Rule of Yoga:  Foster a practice that leaves you feeling better at the end of practice than the beginning.  

Other guidelines for a happy, safe experience: 239 more words