Notice the ‘situations’. Stop the Charade.

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10 ways to increase happiness!

Tomorrow is International Day of Happiness! Did you know that according to Positive Psychology and Happiness experts, there is a Happiness Formula that takes into consideration our genetics, life circumstances and choices?  It is: H = S + C + V Set Conditions are 50% of the contribution to our happiness.  This is related to our […]

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Happy Birthday Sage & Jenna!

Happy Birthday!   Tomorrow Sage is 6 and on Thursday Jenna is 11.  So proud of the wonderful young girls that they are… kind, fun, loving… full of life.  We are so blessed!  Have a beautiful day, girls – we’ll celebrate face-to-face later this month!  Love, MO

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All You Need is LOVE!

A few years ago I was leading a workshop about Core Values.  As everyone reviewed a list of many values  - I led them through an exercise that would have them choose the 3-5 values that were the most important to them.  These values are typically the foundation of what we take into consideration when […]

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Book Review: Pick Your Yoga Practice: Exploring and Understanding Different Styles of Yoga by Meagan McCrary

It is clear when reading Pick Your Yoga Practice that the author, Meagan McCrary, is a very good researcher.  As a yoga teacher and yoga teacher trainer, I am familiar with most of the practices that Meagan outlined in the book, yet I also learned something new about each style of yoga that she wrote […]

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Here’s to blogging more in 2014!

Will this be the year that I will finally blog more? I want to – I really do. Here are some blog topics that I have been thinking about in the past few years.  It’s about time I started writing them, right? What three do you think I should start with? –       […]

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Gratitude Journal Project

Recently in groups that I am leading (teacher trainings and my Graduate Project-Women, Spirituality & Well-being) and in private coaching sessions there seems to be a theme of GRATITUDE.  And so I want to share with you my idea of a Gratitude Journal Project – and it’s fitting that it is in this month, don’t […]

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Triump, by Marcus Tullius Cicero

What a wise man!

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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.  Anais Nin Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines courage as mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.  We may often think of courage as something that is attributed to heroes because they have done something we might define as spectacular while facing danger, […]

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What does your favorite color say about you?

Now that my website is mostly moved over to my new site and my blog is ‘attached’ to it, I am dedicating myself to blogging weekly.  Sometimes it might be a link to a great article, a quote, or a full-on blog about something I think is interesting, inspirational, fun, etc.  Most often it will […]

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