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The Power of Pausing

The Power of Pausing

Until we stop our mental busyness, stop our endless activities, we have no way of knowing our actual experience. ~Tara Brach from Radical Acceptance I know the importance of pausing while teaching a Yoga class so students can take a moment to notice how they feel.  But sometimes I forget the power of a pause […]

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Vulnerability

Vulnerability

In Pema Chodron’s books, she often talks about the awakened heart or the Bodhichitta.  The awakened heart is the space in the heart where compassion, kindness, and honesty reside.  It is the soft spot you feel when love and joy are so intense.  It is also the soft wounded spot that can be touched when […]

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Through a Child’s Eyes

Through a Child’s Eyes

This is from Sara Vaughn, yoga student & teacher trainee at Greenville Yoga.  A great reminder… I was sitting in car line waiting to pick up my children from a Christmas party day camp and wondering should I go in to the building or wait in car line.  I sit quietly and observe the car […]

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Moment to Pause

Moment to Pause

When things are bad we try to escape, blame, criticize, judge.  When things are good we wait for the “other shoe to drop.”  At what point do we stop and realize that each moment has value.  Each moment stands on its own and is an opportunity to be full present and empowered.  So often we […]

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