Years ago, there was only three things I measured in my life:   1. My weight   2. How many hours I worked out at the gym/ how many calories I expended   3. How many calories I consumed     The first became the benchmark for the other two. My morning weight would…

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  The other day I was talking to my dear friend, Kevin Michael about his dreams and aspirations.   “You know,” he said, taking a long, dramatic pause, “this,” and he waved his hands in a circular motion around him, “this is the side hustle. The real dream is to perform onstage to 200 million…

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    Long ago, the Buddha was speaking in a small town, sharing what he’d learned about freedom from suffering, when a woman suddenly rushed up to him holding the body of her child. Through wrenching sobs, the woman, Kisa Gotami, begged the Buddha to bring her child back to life. This was at a…

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  You’re on the verge of breaking every day and it’s not healthy. Even worse, you’re defending it. You’re defending your own mental health and stability – do you think it’s OK to live the way you are living right now? Do you want to live like that?   Her words hit me like a…

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  I could have also titled this post, When you know what you want to do but are told that you have to choose one path and you have to make a decision no one else can make for you and you really wish someone would come over and tell you what to do and…

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  The other day, a picture popped up in my TimeHop that really took me back in time. It was a picture from my intenSati leader training five years ago.   The picture of me standing in Ready pose with my eyes closed, took me back not so much because of what I accomplished that…

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As part of the LifePower Yoga Mount Laurel challenge, I’m exploring one of the seven axioms of yoga each day and sharing what it means to me. If you’re interested in joining the challenge (and winning some Lululemon swag), you can find all the dets here.     #6 Fear and pain are life’s greatest…

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“When was the last time You did something for the first time?” -Danielle LaPorte, The Fire Starter Sessions         You don’t need closure in order to start over. You just need to decide to live.   It’s a New Year and most of us celebrate this as a new beginning. It’s a time we look…

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