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Dear Non-Yogi

Dear Non-Yogi

I know you think I’m a weirdo. I bet you imagine me walking barefoot through fields of daises, eyes closed with a blissful smile on my face. I bet you think I’m never stressed, listen to gongs, chant, drink tea, can turn my body into a pretzel while balancing on my...

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Body Image

Body Image

Statistics say that approximately 91% of women feel unhappy with their body and change their diet as a way of changing their relationship with their body. Men often struggle with it as well but are less open about sharing it. Many people report these feelings as young...

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Cultivating Gratitude

Cultivating Gratitude

“Gratitude is the open door to abundance.” Yogi Bhajan Our human brains, specifically the amygdala and the hippocampus, are designed to remember negative or “dangerous” incidents and interactions. Back in the day, it was more important that you notice the rattlesnake...

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Reflection

Reflection

As we continue on our individual personal journeys, periods of action are ideally followed by periods of reflection. However, there are many kinds of reflection – some more helpful than others. Sitting and reflecting in meditation can be a positive activity, but can...

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Exploring Values

Exploring Values

Exploring our values and beliefs in the present day is an integral part of a journey to authenticity. Being able to clearly see what our individual values are helps us to be able to make solid decisions in our lives. From this knowing, we might create a more genuine...

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Shifting Perceptions of Reality

Shifting Perceptions of Reality

“It is not what happens to us that matters as much as our perception of what happens to us.” ~ Epictetus Each person’s experience of reality differs based on his or her experiences in life leading to the present moment. That is why four people witnessing the same...

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Trust: Of Self and Others

Trust: Of Self and Others

Honesty, truth, trust . . . These traits all come together in us in some way. Like pieces in a puzzle, they link together creating an image of who we are and how we view the people and events around us. As children, if we were, for instance, frightened by loud...

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Seeking Truth

Seeking Truth

“That which is false troubles the heart, but the truth brings joyous tranquility.” ~ Rumi In the hurry-up world we live in, truth can be a multi-layered concept: My truth, your truth, their truth. And all of these can be truths based on a Merriam-Webster definition of...

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Honesty

Honesty

“A man who lies to himself, and believes his own lies, becomes unable to recognize truth, either in himself or anyone else, and he ends up losing respect for himself and for others. “ Fyodor Dostoyevsky Level II in the Integrity Recovery Workbook (IRW) focuses on...

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