Finding your purpose: Let the joy guide you

Finding your purpose: Let the joy guide you

Why are you here? What are you supposed to do with your life? What is your purpose? These are giants, as far as questions go. The answers are not simple and not always clear. Perhaps it is not known until the end, looking back, when everything becomes understood.  What has made all the difference to […]

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What does it take to be a Yogi?

What does it take to be a Yogi?

There I am. At the top of my mat. Again. Wobbling. Balancing. Losing balance. Resting. Trying again.  In a recent class, I got a whole new perspective on what yoga can do. It felt like I was inside the test tube looking out. I was in the practice but not in it. Observing the sway […]

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Dream a little dream for me

Dream a little dream for me

It can be so easy to hold someone else’s dream in your mind. I can easily see each and every one of you as wildly happy, healthy, joyful, and abundant. It is so easy.  It is likely why crowdfunding and microlending sites are so fun. We get to share in someone else’s dream and be […]

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Being: A lesson in presence 

Being: A lesson in presence 

We were talking in class the other day about how much time we spend focused in the present moment. It was actually one of my favourite classes where my students teach me the class. The discussion was brilliant and I was left pondering this odd sensation of our attentional focus swinging like a pendulum back […]

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Drink Deeply: Slowing down in the Age of Twitch

Drink Deeply: Slowing down in the Age of Twitch

I love little independent cafés. They are geared down sanctuaries for our city-life. Little eddies of time in the fast flowing pace of modern, twitchy life. These little shops have a personality. They have character. The feel like a cozy tea and good book. They allow us the rare opportunity to connect. Not plugged in […]

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