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How (and Why) To Start Your Yoga At Home Practice

WHY PRACTICE YOGA AT HOME?

  1. The confidence to push myself harder, knowing that I can recover faster. 
  2. A better understanding of my body.
  3. The benefit to my how my hips feel is nothing short of miraculous.
  4. If I use the meditation videos before I go to...
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Open Your Senses to Spring with a Walking Meditation

Spring officially arrives March 20, and some parts of the United States have already experienced warm weather and blooming trees and flowers. The sun, warmth and fresh spring air beckon us to savor the moment and our lives through walking meditation.

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Strengthen a Positive Outlook

Why take on the practice of training your mind toward the positive? To offset your evolutionary biology. Because your brain is designed for survival, over time, as your ancestors were dodging tigers and other dangers, the default circuitry became...

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How to Practice Mindfulness at Work the Moment You Start to Feel Stressed

Mindfulness is a word that seems to be everywhere lately, but what does it mean and how can you use it in your everyday life? "Mindfulness is a superpower," says leadership expert and author of The Mindful Day Laurie J. Cameron. "[It's] the...

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How to Give Your Full Attention

“To listen is to lean in, softly, with a willingness to be changed by what we hear.”—Mark Nepo, poet, philosopher

 

“When I’m at work and listening to someone in a conversation or meeting, half of me is listening and the other half is thinking...

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3 Ways to Find Peace, Joy and Connection in Uncertainty

"I'm grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes."

                                                                         -Eckhart Tolle

I woke up this morning to the sound of Solo's dog tags jingling as she ran up the...

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Want to Try Journaling? Here’s How to Start

“And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing, live your way into the answer.”

Rainer Maria Rilke, poet and author

Have you ever experimented with...

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Five Ways to Stay Calm when the Travel Stress Hits

It is early morning at the beach, and the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland is peaceful, with slight ripples on the water’s surface. The only sounds are seagulls flying near me and a motorboat in the far distance. The palette of the sky and sea and the...

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Journaling to Be Happier

What narratives or stories are running through your mind right now? How do they make you feel? Are they increasing or decreasing your levels of stress and happiness? 

Take a long deep breath in and out. 

With one simple breath the narrative can be...

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