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Giving In Order to Receive

Giving In Order to Receive

In a previous post, I discussed the importance of coupling wisdom with compassion as a means of ensuring that our wisdom does not degenerate into mere “ego-knowledge”. This merging of wisdom and compassion was likened to two wings of a bird; we need both to soar high above the ego-mind which keeps us bound in […]

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Mindfulness Over Matter

Mindfulness Over Matter

Love this post… Thank you Laura! By Laura A. Garren To be mindful is to be aware or attentive; synonyms include “being alive to.” Mindfulness can produce a sense of serenity, even happiness. Being mindful anchors you in the present moment, which is known; as opposed to regretting the past or thinking about the future, […]

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Opportunities

Opportunities

Last week, I had the joy of attending Kelly Wood’s teacher training for kids.  It was so much more than I bargained for.  Her presence and wisdom was a gift to me and several others.  Although the training was how to teach kids yoga, she offered us so much more.  Through the course of her […]

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Love & Care

Love & Care

How do you show those you love that you care for them?  When speaking are you kind in your tone?  When doing things, do you stop and think how your actions might impact those around you?  Do you take a breath to ensure that your actions are mindful, not only of your own boundaries and […]

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Souvenirs

Souvenirs

What did I bring home from Costa Rica?  I brought home some great photos, some jewelry from a local artist, and some great skin products.  However, these are just trinkets.  The things that meant the most to me that I brought home were some simple life lessons. First, upon returning home I noticed how sterile […]

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