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Life on and off the mat

Girl Power

I've been noticing a disturbing trend on social media lately. In what appears to be an attempt at self-deprecating humor, I'm seeing women post some very disempowering memes. Jokes about living with hot flashes, elastic waistbands, weight gain, poor eating habits,...

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Rethinking Detox

When I first started doing seasonal detoxes, about eight years ago, it was still a relatively fringe thing to do. A good portion of my yoga friends were doing it, but my more mainstream friends would ask, "Why on earth would you want to do that to yourself?" When I...

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Reflections at 53

I turned 53 this month. I've accomplished a lot and at the same time I feel like I've not accomplished much. I graduated from high school and college. I've had a couple of careers, with varying degrees of success. I've had romantic relationships, a few serious, many...

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Thoughts from Mexico

How does one process the truly amazing experiences in life? Visiting a magical place, the birth of a child, falling in love? Sadly, I think we often don't. The new baby comes filled with work, and we are often minimally supported in the care of a child. The one...

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Why Live Your Best Life?

I can't start this post without mentioning the tragedy in Florida last week. While I have very strong ideas, thoughts and opinions on that terrible event, I am not going to go into those now. What I do want to talk about is how important it is, to be true to ourselves...

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A New Year ~ Looking Ahead, Looking Back

New Year's Resolutions. Intentions. Vision. Goals. Letting go of what doesn't serve us. Manifesting what we desire. What do all of these things have in common? They are all future-oriented. And looking to the future is a great thing to do, essential, even, if we want...

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A Thriving Kitchen

I'm a foodie. I'm embracing that fact, after years of trying to minimize it, or reconcile it with my being a yogi, a health enthusiast and Yoga Health Coach. I've come to the realization that they are not mutually exclusive. In fact, they can compliment each other...

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The Divine Feminine in All of Us

I’ve always felt a connection to the Divine Feminine. And yet, I’ve felt a distinct disconnect at the same time. What was that about?   Let’s start with asking, what, exactly is the Divine Feminine, and how do we connect to her? First of all, it is not a girls-only...

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Life On & Off the Mat

Welcome to my blog! I am so glad that you are here. This first post is an introduction to what you may find on my blog. Posts about yoga and Ayurveda with tips and hacks from both, to help you to live an amazing life, on and off the mat. I’ll share how making simple...

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