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Health, Healing & Wellness

Learning to Roll with It

By Blair McKissock Life is not a flat, straight line.  No, that isn’t a surprise. Every day, life throws us something new. Sometimes life throws us a small pebble, other times it throws us a curve ball, and sometimes it throws us a boulder. With all that is thrown at us, we ...

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Finding Your “Why”

By Blair McKissock This is the time of year for transition. As the days slowly begin to get longer, and the promise of spring hangs in the air, we emerge from the darkness, and head towards the light. The darkness of winter gives us the chance to confront the shadow aspects ...

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Meditate for Peace Every Day

Column: Yoga From My Experience by Cynthia Gran “Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer; But I’m not the only one. I hope some day you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.” Imagine, John Lennon Mir. Pokoj. Kapayapaan. Shalom. Frieden. ...

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Dancing with your Dark Horse

Dancing with your Dark Horse by Blair McKissock, MSEd, RYT Winter is nearly here.  The signs are all around us, and inside of us.  Nature is signaling the change with the bare trees, cloudy days, and breezy coolness.  Internally, our bodies are craving rich foods, warm beds, and lots of sleep.  Not ...

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Body Image and Recovering the Ego

  Body Image and Recovering the Ego by Romina Vintila Looking at ourselves…what is it all about? The oracle of Delphi’s famous saying “Know thyself” comes to mind. So how do we know ourselves, without constantly analyzing, being hyper aware and critical of ourselves in the process? The notion of ...

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Can We Save All By Saving Half?

Can We Save All By Saving Half? By Blair McKissock, MSEd, RYT On a recent trip to Georgia, I noticed how much land is for sale, being developed, or was developed with obvious new construction.  The recovery of our economy has fueled massive growth in the housing and development economy. ...

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Healing the Addictive Mind-Body

Healing the Addictive Mind-Body by Romina Vintila What is addiction? It is a very tough topic, although quite widespread through our society. I think the more important question would be, why it is so widespread? What is the underlying issue that causes so many people to turn to alcohol, food, ...

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Silent Surrender

Silent Surrender by Cynthia Gran Column: Yoga From My Experience “Help me Lord, please to rise a little higher. Help me Lord, please to burn out this desire.” Hear Me Lord, George Harrison Recently I went on a silent meditation retreat. I’ve practiced meditation for years, but never had a chance ...

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