Tag : humility

Me, meet Me.

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“Yoga is a great place to meet your true self.  With enough practice, focus and dedication, you will learn about yourself.  In the most challenging of poses, if you stay and don’t run away, you will learn.” This last week I have contemplated quite a bit about our bodies and how we are often captives […]

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“It is a full-time job being honest one moment at a time, remember to love to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment.”  ~Jasmine Guy Can you be honest with yourself?  Do you look yourself in the mirror and like the person staring back at you?  Are you living in […]

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What is Your Intention?

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“When you set an intention, when you commit, the entire universe conspires to make it happen.” ~Sandy Forster We often set our intention for our yoga practice before we begin moving.  Sometimes we are able to keep our intention present throughout our practice, but most often, we forget.  Change and commitment are difficult and yet […]

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The Only Right Way to Do It

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“The best way to do it, is to do it!” ~Amelia Earhart When trying to make a change in our lives, often we allow ourselves to get bogged down in details, overanalyzing, procrastination, dread or the worst, perfectionism.  We begin to think that we can never accomplish our undertaking to our own high expectations, so […]

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Being Able To (Do Anything You Want!)

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“A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.”      ~Patricia Neal As I reflected this morning on the new year and all of the “things” that need to be done, my mind came back to some of the emails that I have received from my […]

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Sometimes Letting Go is Giving

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“Holding on is believing that there’s only a past;  letting go is knowing that there’s a future.”  ~Daphne Rose Kingma Sometimes the holidays are filled with sadness.  Perhaps we are more poignantly aware of our missing loved ones during this time because the holidays revolve around family and loving one another.  We may find ourselves broken-hearted […]

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Family Heritage

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“A people’s relationship to their heritage is the same as the relationship of a child to its mother.” ~John Henrik Clarke Over the weekend my mom, sister, cousin and I took our yearly “girl trip” down to Viriginia to see my extended family of cousins, aunts and uncles. My cousin, Tammy, and I have been […]

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“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” ~Guillaume Apollinaire Last week we spent much time thinking, creating, discussing and dreaming about our goals.  Goals are important for true happiness and to give our lives meaning, but on the other side of the coin, we must learn […]

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Whenever we take on the most honorable of professions, the role of teacher, we immediately become accountable to our students.  We give and receive inspiration as teachers, whether or not we realize or desire it.  Students look to us for guidance, reassurance, help and understanding.   We are all teachers at some point in our […]

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“We all want to be special and stand out; there’s nothing wrong with this. The irony is that every human being is special to start with, because we’re unique to start with. But then we go through some sort of boot camp from the age of zero to about 18 where we learn everything we […]

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