Authenticity… Overused and Underrated.

Yesterday on my run I listened to The Rich Roll Podcast, Episode 283 with Danielle LaPorte. And let me tell you… This woman spoke to me! Every word that left her lips, traveled through my earbuds and into my brain resonated with my core. So often I have doubted myself and everything I do. The […]

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Āsana

Āsana is the most commonly practiced of the 8 limbs. It is the least intimidating and most practical for most people. Our bodies each contain a universe within itself, so many moving parts, working together to live and function. By moving, twisting, stretching, and strengthening our physical body we become in tune and aware of […]

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How I Do A Detox

I am a full believer that our bodies have their own natural ability to detoxify themselves. But, is it really so hard to believe there are twice as many toxins in our environment that are overloading our system? Why are so many people are getting sick? why does it feel like our bodies just can’t […]

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Detox Beverage

So this week I’m starting to detox. It is going to be a two week process, this first week being more of a soft start. There are still some things in my fridge and cupboard that I have to finish up before I move home. But I just feel that since I have two weeks […]

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Friday Flashback… Week in Review 4/14

Hey guys! A couple things I want to share with you about this week: First of all, my last two yoga posts were about the first two limbs of yoga, the yamas and niyamas, the foundation of our yoga practice. I discovered an absolutely beautiful video that describes these first two limbs and the practice […]

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Monday Meditation: Thankful for Travel

I have a lot of things coming up soon! The next couple of months holds a lot of adventures for me. I feel so very blessed for the opportunity to take such trips, the love of travel I’ve inherited from my mother, and the organizational skills I inherited from my father. Travel is one of […]

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Niyamāhs

शौचसंतोषतपःस्वाध्यायेश्वरप्रणिधानानि नियमाः॥३२॥ II.32 śauca-santosha-tapah-svādhyāatśvara-pranidhānāni niyamāh The observances are cleanliness, contentment, austerity, study, and surrender/ devotion to God The yamas were the first limb of the Eight Limb Path of Yoga. They had to do with your relationship to the outside world, desisting in certain activities that are harmful toward the pursuit of awareness, things that […]

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RANT ALERT … The Value of Someone’s Time

Do you remember a time when punctuality actually reflected some sort of value. When showing up late to class, or to an appointment reflected poorly on you as an inconsiderate human being. Because wandering into a classroom late means disregard for the hard work the teacher put in to develop a class plan, disregard for […]

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Friday Flashback… Month in Review

This morning I woke up at 5:30AM and I thought to myself… Wow, that month went by pretty fast! Is it really the last day of March? Where did all the time go? This is going to be my first Round Up/Friday Flashback! Just kind of a personal reflection of all the highlights of the […]

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