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Post Election : Cracked

Written after the U.S. Election, November 2016 In the sea of [essential] response to this week’s election, I find myself feeling increasingly overwhelmed by the sheer volume of material. What I have come to realize is that a commitment to my own equanimity and ground…

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These Turbulent Times

These are turbulent times. No one left untouched by the circumstances of both Nature and Man, the two often converging to create outcomes unthinkable. Some days, we are running selflessly into fires and floods to pluck our neighbors from certain death. Others, standing at the…

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The Beauty & The Trap of Multi-Tasking

A little over 3 months ago, I announced to my followers that I was going to take a summer hiatus from publishing my newsletter. I had decided that I needed to take that time to uber-focus my energy on some new efforts with my essential…

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Taking Responsibility For Yourself

The act of taking responsibility for oneself is an essential ingredient to a consciously-lived life. If we want to better understand the sources of our discomfort and upset, we must be willing to turn the mirror on ourselves and ask What can I learn here?…

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The Birthing Process

The joys, sorrows, stops and starts, pains, revelations, ups and downs of birth are not just for women and mothers. We are all of us called to passages of conception, nurturance, labor, and birth by the consistent pulse, the cyclical rhythms of life. We must…

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Everyone Has a House of Cards

(and a Foundation on which it is built) A note to my readers: These days, I feel a bit like a broken record. Everything that I’m writing about and teaching hits on repeating themes: The persistent intensity showing up in our daily lives Feelings of…

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Taming Your Inner Critic

There is a voice that follows me around much of the time, sometimes whispering in my ear, sometimes waking me up in the middle of the night, sometimes prattling on for hours and hours in the middle of the day, with no sense of how…

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Staying True Amidst The Storm

These are the times. The times of wild convergence of perfect storms of nothing-is-going-to-slip-by-unnoticed-anymore. Of coming to grips with how we have gotten comfortable with the status quo, settled into the nest of our limiting behaviors – and how that isn’t going to cut it…

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A Letter to the Boulder BodyMantra Community

FEBRUARY 21, 2016 An important follow up with my much-beloved Boulder BodyMantra Community: My deepest gratitude to all of you that were in class yesterday morning, attending to a very important conversation about the continuing growth and preservation of this practice called BodyMantra. For those…

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An Unusual New Year’s Resolution: WAIT

Here we are: The time of year that begs us, pleads with us, to set resolutions, goals, intentions for the year ahead. Rolling into January and holding ourselves to new or re-newed vows seem to go hand-in-hand. I’m writing today to challenge this mindset. To…