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yoga sutras

  • Grit and gratitude
    Life Yoga

    Grit and gratitude

    Grit is the number one factor for success. Not IQ, not emotional intelligence, neither good looks nor physical health. Grit. “Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is having stamina. Grit is sticking…

    November 10, 2018
  • Writer's block
    Life

    Writer’s block

    Was making eye contact in yoga class. Me, in down dog, butt right up in the air. Geez, can’t you find another time?   Or worst, at the grocery store, while I was trying…

    November 3, 2018
  • Dream big or go home
    Life

    Dream big or go home

    Who says we’ve got this right to live when others are dying so young. It’s not a right, it’s a privilege. …

    October 13, 2018
  • Monster in the shadow
    Life

    Monster in the shadow

    So there I was, sitting one old cushion my grandma gave me, moving my arms around like a crazy lady. Kundalini yoga, they call it. Barney’s time, my dad renamed it, in honor of…

    August 18, 2018
  • Fight club
    Life

    Fight club

    A powerful yoga practice that brings you back into your body. Rocking that strategy at work, left of with a deep sense of satisfaction. Pressing up into handstand and feeling on top of the…

    April 28, 2018
  • FOMO
    Life

    FOMO

    This fear inside. This sense of urgency. As if there was not enough time. I want to live so hard, I want it to be so intense. Every breath feels so delicious. I want…

    February 24, 2018
  • Get dirty
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    Get dirty

    “You are alone but you are not alone”. Actually, it was more like “You are alone AND you are not alone”. That’s what my intuition was telling me. I was confused and lost, trying…

    September 30, 2017
  • Inked
    Life

    Inked

    I come from the most typical family you can ever imagine. Living in a middle-class neighbourhood in the suburbs, adults around me usually followed the dictated path, as we might say. They clearly did…

    July 30, 2017
  • Life will provide
    Life Yoga

    Life will provide

    The cards tell me, the stars too. Three Major Arcanas in my last tarot spread: they speak louder than words. The Major Arcana means profound opportunities, challenges or turning points ahead. As if I…

    April 22, 2017
  • Step back
    Life

    Step back

    A raisin. That’s what my face looks like when I am working. And that’s the polite way to say it. I never notice it until my boyfriend told me this week, though my history…

    March 11, 2017