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Summer (Yoga) Reading

What book inspires you? (a chalk board question and answers from our community) The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss Silence by Tich Nhat Hahn Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson The Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan McMillan The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz The […]

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Wish I Could Be Like the Cool Kids…

Wish I Could Be Like the Cool Kids…

…They all seem to fit in** Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance. -Brene Brown Belonging, what does it really mean?  When I was younger and growing up in Kentucky, I never felt like […]

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Shame, Fear and Insecurity

Shame, Fear and Insecurity

This post is for all my friends and students who know these feelings all too well.  May it be some form of comfort or support to you along the way… I hit a rock bottom.  It was a place I knew all to well.  A place I lived every day until about five years ago.  […]

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The Sign of the Three Burros

The Sign of the Three Burros

The Sign of the Three Burros by Victoria Chance a short story from my stay in Italy in the summer of 2010   While living in Cortona, I often walked to Le Celle, a tiny monastery, about three miles away, founded by St Francis in 1211.   One early bright morning, I decided to sit silently […]

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