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Embracing the Pause…

In yoga, especially when exploring the breath, we often invite the notion to "notice the pause," as we breathe, whether it is the natural pause between inhalation and exhalation or if it is a pause introduced on purpose. As a mindfulness exercise, noticing how we breathe normally and then perhaps choosing to breathe in a… Continue reading Embracing the Pause…

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Brews, Seltzers, and Ciders (Oh My!) to Kick Off Summer

It is that time again when our local rivers are running fast (the recent two feet of snow last weekend only added to it!) and some of us (okay, it's me) begin to think about warm summer days floating down rivers or out hiking and camping with the fam...or maybe just a mid-week BBQ with… Continue reading Brews, Seltzers, and Ciders (Oh My!) to Kick Off Summer

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Morning Rituals

On a recent blog post, I mentioned a new habit I am trying to cultivate as part of my morning ritual...cold showers. Everyone seems to be talking about cold showers (okay, maybe not everyone but many of the people in my social circle are so I decided to give it a try.) What kind of… Continue reading Morning Rituals

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Appreciating What We Have at this Moment

So, yesterday and today is focused on helping those who maybe are struggling (donate to a local food pantry or shelter) and take a moment to appreciate what you have at this moment. For many of us, 2020 has challenged us to reconsider those things we prioritized in our past (for example, I used to… Continue reading Appreciating What We Have at this Moment