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The Problem with Clutter

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It is important to realize how fundamentally intrinsic clutter clearing is to the whole practice of Feng Shui.  Most books on the subject mention it only in passing or not at all.  Perhaps they assume their readers have already dealt with this issue, but of course the truth is that most have not. I do not consider clutter clearing to …

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Reclaim Your Time

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It has become fashionable these days to use the works “addictive” and “disruptive” as a compliment for a new technology or Internet startup.  But let’s think about what these words actually mean and decide whether we really think it is desirable to have people hooked on a technology or to disrupt an entire segment of the economy.  If we turn …

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Giving the Freedom to Live

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In life each of us walks on the special path that the soul is destined to undertake  Our journeys are very different, and we progress at different rates.  The pitfalls and blessings we encounter are unique, yet we are all learning, and no one form of knowledge is more important than any other. Even so, when we observe those around …

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Lesson Learned: Softening the Edges

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To train the body and mind to surrender to the practice. Pushing and relaxing are opposing actions. Pushing creates tension and resistance, in both the mind and the body; relaxing releases tension. It’s true; if you don’t go far enough in your asanas, there will be little stretch and you will probably not increase the range of asanas within your …

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Life Lessons: Advice from an 80-Year-Old-Man

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No doubt you have heard the old adage that there are only two certainties in life, death and taxes. There is a third certainty, of course: aging. From the moment we are born until the instant before we die, we are getting older. Despite the fact that we are surrounded by old people, there is much we don’t understand about …

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Journal Club | December Prompts

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8 Powerful Yoga Quotes

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Inspirational quotes captures your subconscious mind, which forms 90% of your total mind. The subconscious mind is the creative mind. So, when it is frequently filled with positive commands it will bring an overall change in your overall personality. Most of the quotes will hardly take you 10-20 seconds to swallow. However the message contained in these motivational quotes are …

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Journal Club | November Prompts

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Why Essential Oils?

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I started my journey with essential oils several years ago – I dabbled with lavender, peppermint and tea tree. My use of them had its own ebb and flow. More recently I have been using essential oils daily; loving their natural healing and health capabilities. They have served my family well through births, teething, mood support, upset stomachs, insomnia etc. …

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10 Ways to Clean Your Home of Bad Energy

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Negative or harmful energy seeps into our spaces all the time. Whatever the reason for it entering, regularly removing negative energy from your space can restore balance and harmony. If you are wondering how to remove negative energy from your home, try these simple cleansing rituals to ensure there is a free flow of positive energy through your home. Each …

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Journal Club | October Prompts

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Ayurveda and Indian Head Massage

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For over 3,000 years, Ayurveda (Ayur = life, Veda = knowledge) in India and eastern cultures, has been the most substantial and successful system of the mind-body wellness. In Ayurveda, it is believed that the health of the individual depends on the balance between the mind, body, and spirit. The Ayurvedic system has been in alignment with yogis and the …

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Journal Club | September Prompts

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[BOTM] The Secret Power of Yoga

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“Yoga is well known for its power to create a healthy body, but few realize the emotional and spiritual benefits. In The Secret Power of Yoga, world-renowned Yoga expert Nischala Joy Devi interprets Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the principles at the basis of Yoga practice, from a heart-centered, intuitive, feminine perspective, resulting in the first translation intended for women. Devi’s simple, …

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Journal Club | August Prompts

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Trust: Have Courage and Trust Yourself

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If yoga is just being ware of how things are now, then will you just be okay with whatever happens and never change or grow? Will you become lazy b being content? Yoga doesn’t make us passive in situations that aren’t good for us. It puts us in touch with your needs, our feelings, our current situation and gives us …

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A Wise Woman’s Stone

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A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day, she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to him. She did so without hesitation. The traveler …

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Journal Club | July Prompts

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