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New Year, Fresh Perspective Hey everyone, we did it, we made it to 2021!! The never-ending year has finally ended and it's cause for celebration! 2020 was a year like no other, with trials and hardships not previously seen in our lifetimes. So now that the new year is...

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Season's Greetings, Yogis! It’s December, the last month of the year, and oh boy, has this one been a doozy! But before this year is over, let’s shift gears and direct our attention towards something positive. In fact, we now have a multitude of holidays upon us, with...

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Gratitude

Gratitude

GratitudeHappy November everyone! Yes, you read that right, it’s November, and though the past eight months has certainly presented its challenges, the month of Thanksgiving is a reminder for us to recognize the abundance in our own lives. Now, upon hearing this, some...

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Fear as TransformationOctober is here, and you know what that means: cute little ghosts and goblins will be walking the streets of your neighborhood very soon! Although these little monsters are typically not too frightening, we figured this month would be an...

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Surrender sur·ren·der /səˈrendər/ verb cease resistance to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority. Here’s a great topic: surrender. This may be something you’ve heard before in one of your spiritual circles. It could be advice you’ve gotten from one of...

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Yoga and TranscendenceYoga and transcendence are both words with big meanings and potentially life-changing implications, but most of us don’t realize just how much the two have in common. Generally speaking, we revere transcendence as a state reserved exclusively for...

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Freedom & LiberationThis month, our country celebrates Freedom & Liberation on July 4th, Independence Day! As yogis, we can focus on choosing Freedom & Liberation for ourselves. Liberation from what, you may ask? Well, as a country, we know we were seeking...

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Response-ability

Response-ability

Response-abilityBecause I want to be a sane person, I choose to take in the news of the day in small doses. I want to stay informed, especially during this pandemic, so I am consistent, albeit brief, with my dosage. Recently, as I was listening to the news, I couldn’t...

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Asking For Help

Asking For Help

Asking for HelpLet’s get straight to the point: asking for help can be extremely uncomfortable. We are putting ourselves in a position of vulnerability, a term which for many of us is code weak. Personally, my thought process turns to, "I shouldn’t need to ask for...

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