Category: Inspiration

be what you seek

Your word is your law and thoughts are like boomerangs returning with precision to their source, be mindful and choose wisely what you throw. Prosperity is never conditional on the state of your bank account but on your state of mind. We craft our world by what we think and what we say. I’ve never …

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learning to be still

I grew up in sunny southern California where there is hardly any winter. Sure, there are a few rainy days in which everyone forgets their driving skills, but for the most part you can even go to the beach on a few winter days in LA. This year is different. It’s my first real winter …

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be gentle

During times of transition or growth in our lives, times filled with what seems like constant change, it is crucial to remember that we need to remain gentle with ourselves. It’s easy to get caught up in our daily momentum and just keep going when really what we need is to slow down if we …

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Do you know how beautiful you are? I think not, my dear. For as you talk of God, I see great parades with wildly colorful bands Streaming from your mind and heart, Carrying wonderful and secret messages To every corner of this world. I see saints bowing in the mountains Hundreds of miles away To …

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Firenze

This morning as I strolled back home from my favorite coffee shop I happened to look up and catch a glimpse of Duomo. It was one of those moments where I literally wanted to pinch myself. Somehow destiny has brought me to this magical Renaissance city full of art, music, food, history, and fascinating people …

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Love’s Language

A lovely poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox I felt like sharing with you today. Love’s Language How does Love speak? In the faint flush upon the telltale cheek, And in the pallor that succeeds it; by The quivering lid of an averted eye– The smile that proves the parent to a sigh Thus doth Love …

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finding our tribe

Part of being a human being and making sense of our world includes the search for our individual identity. We can’t help but have a strong desire to establish our unique persona and character, however, equally intense is our desire for acceptance and to be understood. It is only when we find our individual tribes …

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where did Shirley go?

Two summers ago I went on a fancy shmancy yoga retreat in Tuscany with a superstar yoga teacher from LA and I woke up. I had no expectations of the trip except the usual ones of luxury accommodations, doing daily yoga, eating well, drinking good wine, having some laughs, bonding with new yogi friends, and …

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keep it movin’

Our bodies love to move. When we dance or stretch, our bodies have a way of adjusting and realigning to become fluid with the rhythm. Our mood lifts and we feel more connected to the world around us. If you are feeling in any way stuck, ready to release some old energy, or eager to …

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