Musings

Agreement #3 Follow Up

“The greatest progress in life is when you know your limitations, and then you have the courage to drop them.” –Yogi Bhajan After many weeks of attempting to implement the Third Agreement, paired with the knowledge gained through awareness and practice of the previous two agreements, I am not sure that I have progressed very […]

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Robert Ingersoll Quote

I’m still on my kick that optimism is just a keen form of denial…… “The notion that faith in Christ is to be rewarded by an eternity of bliss, while a dependence upon reason, observation, and experience merits everlasting pain, is too absurd for refutation, and can be believed only by that unhappy mixture of […]

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Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Quote

“The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours.”  ― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, On Life After Death In other words, do not make choices based on what other people think – you cannot control, nor change another’s thoughts, words or actions.  At the end of the day, you only have to live with yourself.

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Tom Stoppard Quote

“Words are sacred. If you get the right ones in the right order you can nudge the world a little.”  Tom Stoppard was born in Czechoslovakia during WWII.  His family fled the country when he was just a small child in fear of the imminent Nazi occupation.  He began his work as a journalist at […]

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Bike Rescue, Call 911!

AnDre and I went to save a bike from certain demise – a cruiser to be exact!  We had seen it decomposing the night before while celebrating my birthday at a restaurant on the beach (and for those of you who know when that is – yes, it has taken me THAT long to write this post…..).  I […]

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Chuck Palahniuk Quote

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. I have mentioned it many times now, but the past year sucked arse.  I was completely cut open.  Now those wounds are quite beautiful scars, and the happiness I feel runs deeper than anything reflected from the surface of my being, […]

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What is Karma?

We hear about Karma quite a bit – usually that it is “a bitch” – or a “mother f**ker” – or someone will “get karma back” – yet we rarely understand that “Karma”.  It is severely underrated and vastly misunderstood.   Sometimes we think of Karma as the invisible hand of God (the God from the […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Quote

There comes a time when silence is betrayal. In honor of Dr. King this week, I chose to share this quote because I feel there is too much complacency in the yoga community these days.  For the few of us that choose to start the conversation about it, we have been hit with some pretty […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh Quote

“He who pounds a pillow is in touch with neither his anger nor the pillow.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh What I have always loved about Italians is that they are not afraid to express their emotions.  The first day I arrived in Florence, I felt completely at home there.  Finally, I didn’t have to feel afraid […]

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