yoga mind, beginner’s mind

- - Inspiration
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“You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.” — Barbara Sher On Sunday in YTT, we delved into How to Teach Beginners. A large part...

speak sweetly { to yourself } and carry a comfy yoga mat

- - Inspiration
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Speaking. Listening. Today has been an ear/mouth/eye-opening experience in both. The Universe has been sending me direct messages this day and I am now at attention. On Twitter, Hugger Mugger asked, “What’s your inner monologue? And how does observing it begin to create positive change?” I sent off an honest...

like a virgin { savasana for the very first time }

- - Inspiration
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“…didn’t know how lost I was until I found you. I was beat, incomplete. I’d been had, I was sad and blue, but you made me feel, yeah you made me feel shiny and newwwww…” I spent this past weekend in gloriously snowy Big Bear. My delicious boyfriend set it...

{ green-smoothie-anity-ism } i have found a new religion

- - Lifestyle
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If REM had discovered what I have, they would never have written that tragic freaking song. I, friends, am reborn. I am so fresh and so clean clean clean. I have found a new religion: Green-Smoothie-anity-ism. My journey began a little over three weeks ago, when Suburban Yogini came knocking...