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Be The Change: How To


In part one of this post we looked at the profound wisdom in Gandhi‘s famous words “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” I pointed out that there is only one place where we can apply such wisdom: our everyday life. Indeed, daily life provides us with a gazillion opportunities to embody the qualities we wish to see more plentiful…

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Your Life Experience: Flowing or Fragmented?


In the midst of this holiday season, the last thing you probably need from me is another technique to squeeze into your daily practice of self-care, assuming it’s still in place (anyone needs a tune-up? ;). Don’t get me wrong I love techniques, have used them, teach them and still use them to achieve specific physical/mental/emotional states. But a technique-heavy approach to…

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A Summer to Declutter! Part 3 (4 Tips to Create Yet More Head Space!)


Here is the last part of my series “A Summer to Declutter!”, that I started earlier this summer. Over the past few weeks we looked at ways to create more space in our head, lighten up, simplify and get stuff done. I am hoping by now you’ve implemented some of my recommendations and are enjoying greater clarity and focus as a…

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Is Continuously Striving to “Be Better” Wearing You Down? (+ A Playshop on June 7th!)


Hello pretty. How have you been?? I know, I know it’s been a while (again!) since I last showed up in your inbox. And I am not going to feel bad about it. (A work in progress to be honest…) Striving, Out of a Sense of  “I am not enough-ness” vs. ” I am A-OK-ness” When I first started this blog I intended to post…

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Happy Holidays…Right?!?! (+ I am calm meditation recording)


Greetings! Here they are again: the (end-of-the-year) Holidays. And all the things that (potentially) come with them: too many parties, too much drinking, eating, talking, gift shopping, cards to buy, write and mail (on time), trips to plan, relatives to..uh..manage, quarterly tax payment to make for some, perhaps a little volunteering here or there. And how about New Year’s eve? What are you gonna do for…

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R&R in the City – Let Me Mellow You Out (11.25)


Hello busy one. How’s your life? Hectic? Frantic? Apocalyptic?!! Ok, that last one was for the sake of rhyming and crescendo. Hopefully you’re not having an apocalyptic fall. But without getting all dramatic on you, the fall season does often see us losing it a little. Have you noticed? Think about your previous falls. Do you see a pattern? I certainly have noticed myself that at…

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AYURVEDA: Know Yourself. Heal Yourself.


Would you like to find out more about Ayurveda? Or perhaps you are considering joining the next Self-Care & Shine program in April ? Then I strongly recommend you attend… “Ayurveda: Know yourself. Heal yourself.” on Tuesday March 11th 7PM @ Reflections Yoga. You’ll get to meet me 🙂 – if we don’t already know each other. You’ll learn what makes Ayurveda so awesome and…

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How is Working Hard Working For You?


How often have you felt guilty taking some time off?? Maybe you’ve even made up lies to explain why you were late at work, or needed to step out of your office urgently. When really all you wanted, no, NEEDED, was a little more time to be with yourself. Let’s face it our society doesn’t value relaxing, introspection and contemplation much.…

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The One and Only Cause of Stress That’s Rarely Talked About…


 “Stress is the killer” They Say.  Stress wreaks havoc on our health. If not addressed, it will affect your body’s ability to regulate inflammation, promoting the development of many diseases such as heart disease, asthma, digestive and skin disorders. In addition, prolonged stress has been shown to lower our immunity and makes us vulnerable to frequent infections, allergies and fatigue to…

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The Myth and Danger of Multi-tasking Part 2 (And Solutions!)


In part 1 of this article I made the point that multi-tasking was not physically possible, an illusion that human beings had chosen to buy into. Today I’ll take a look at the effects of both multi-tasking (or rather the attempt at multi-tasking) and single-tasking on your overall health. I’ll also give you tips to handle the excessive amount of information coming at you daily, to make…

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