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Tag: meditation

May we be safe

I just did my morning meditation in which I was using the phrases in the graphic. This was a guided meditation with Kristin Neff . Sometimes, when we find it difficult to still our minds, guided meditations are a wonderful tool. And there are…

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International Self Care Day

July 24th marks international self care day! That’s great to focus in some way everyday, and especially today. So far I’ve taught yoga and will be doing massage and coaching a bit later. That’s for other people’s self care. Then I plan to sit…

A Virtual Yoga Retreat

The Big 5-0

I’m the big 5-0 today and reflecting on life so far. I’ve learned a lot of stuff over my 50 years, and have loads left to learn I’m sure, one of the things I’ve been considering is who I am. This can be a…

Get behind me little one

Tonight was was in a yoga nidra class and during I had the image of myself as a young kid, maybe 5 or 6 years old. In the image the ‘big me’ hugged the little one tightly and said ‘I love you’. It just…

Just a weed

I  saw this little weed poking out through the pavement while taking my dog out. It’s just a little thing, not all that interesting or tough looking. Just all by itself there, surrounded by debris in a driveway. I think it’s called a groundsel,…

The wrong road

I dreamed last night that I was driving down a highway and there was a one lane road to the right of me. I looked over to it and saw the name of the road repeated three times in all capitals. I realized I…

Feeling Love

In my last post I talked about my new level of kidney disease. During the past several days I have had people reach out to tell me that they’re sending love, positive, healing energy, and offering help. I’ve had a friend set up a…

Padmasana~Lotus Pose

I’ve been exploring lotus pose in classes this week. This pose requires great hip flexibility, so doing some lead up poses to open the hips is an excellent idea. Most people in the western world have tight hips from the vast amount of sitting…

The Yoga of Meditation

Today’s meditation: Peace, Love and Compassion on Fragrant Heart In the sixth discourse of the Bhagavad Gita Krishna goes on to explain a little more about action and inaction. Those who have yet to reach the point where they are equanimous in the mind,…