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Monthly Archives: February, 2011

That’s Some Heady Shit, Brah (or: you are a unique snowflake)

It’s taken some time for me to process what happened during training yesterday, and while the title of this post is certainly making fun, it is in no way intended … Continue reading

02/28/2011 · 2 Comments

Garbage In, Garbage Out (Yoga in, Yoga out?)

Last night was the first night of training, and it was stressful, to say the least. For all my thunder about not setting expectations, I was forced to confront a … Continue reading

02/26/2011 · Leave a comment

Escaping Expectations

2100 miles. Countless used cell phone minutes. Chance run-ins and Cheerwine BBQ ribs. 6 tanks of gas. 5 plays of Mumford + Sons. 4 days on the road. 3 dropped … Continue reading

02/25/2011 · Leave a comment

So it goes…

I don’t believe in ‘circumstance’ – I am absolutely convinced that everything happens for a reason. This winter, I was in the Denver airport, 2 years to. the. day. since … Continue reading

02/20/2011 · 1 Comment

&…

I’ve been sitting in the middle of my living room floor for hours, sorting through hoarder-like piles of design mags and Star Wars memorabilia, trying to decide what to keep … Continue reading

02/16/2011 · 1 Comment

Ready. Set. GO!

I don’t know if it’s just that I’m hot for yoga right now, or maybe it was the heated room, but I couldn’t help running to my instructor this morning to HUG … Continue reading

02/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Putting it out there.

I am, by nature, a seeker. I am always on the hunt for new experience, education, people and places. Sometimes, when I feel as though I have taken a wrong … Continue reading

02/08/2011 · Leave a comment

more downward dog, less downward spiral

Smile, be happy!

"Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it." — Elizabeth Gilbert

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