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i-Happy

i-Happy

The other day, Claire and I were walking up the stairs.  She looked at me and said, “I happy mommy.”  Just a simple statement.  No follow-up, no expectations.  We weren’t doing anything special, just walking up the stairs holding hands. Many times in our lives we focus on what is not right and we miss […]

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Truth

Truth

I tend to think Stephen Colbert has it right when he calls truth “truthiness”.  We often think that the truth is permanent and never changing.  However, the inverse is actually the reality.  Here are two examples in which the truth is ever shifting: This first example is beautifully stated by Aadil Palkhivala in his book […]

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Yoga and Religion

Yoga and Religion

When we first decided to open North Main Yoga, our teacher asked us if people here would be accepting of yoga.  He had heard stories of churches in the South condemning yoga.  Luckily, we had heard no such stories and opened our school with a little blind faith that people would quickly see that yoga […]

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Yoga and Driving

Yoga and Driving

We can learn so much about mindfulness and yoga while driving.  I want you to take this small quiz.  Answer honestly and if you cannot, please ask your spouse to help you. 1.  When driving, do you feel the need to tell everyone what you think of them from behind the windshield? 2.  When driving […]

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Yoga on the Go

Yoga on the Go

Today’s post is a bit more interactive…  Recently, we have traveled to California, Rhode Island, and Vermont, alone and with family.  When we were in California, we were on retreat and practiced a lot of yoga each day.  The other trips were in the car with small children.  I had to find time to sneak […]

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