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How to Renew Yourself

To quote Oscar the Grouch of "Sesame Street," I love trash. Don't get me wrong - I also love purging: cleaning out the basement,  emptying the attic. And when it comes to old clothing, anything ripped, stained or the wrong size is history. But I also love finding treasure in what others toss out. Recently I inherited a set of diningroom chairs from my mother, who passed away in April. Actually the set was originally mine. I gifted it to Mom when she moved to…
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Hot yoga: a view from inside

I'd like to share an inside secret with you: Being a hot yoga teacher is endlessly surprising. Some days you tap into a depth of wisdom you didn't even know you had. The other day, a dear student came to my hot yoga class, despairing.  I let her vent just a bit before gently explaining how Law of Attraction brings you more of what you focus on, so NOT talking when you're upset might be the best strategy right now... and she asked> "Are you…
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I was embarrassed but…

There I was, a yoga teacher for godsakes, and I hadn’t been to a class in months. I was still teaching yoga as I'd done for the past 10+ years – to kids in schools, to adults in various studios – but I had not been practicing what I was teaching. Of course I had a good reason Many, in fact. It's just that.... (more…)
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A tree came through my roof….and then it hit me

In late July, during one of these weird, monsoon-style summer storms we're now having regularly in New Jersey, a 50 foot tall, hundred years old oak tree came crashing down from my neighbor's yard...onto my fence, my brick patio and my copper roof. It was a mess. I was at the local coffee shop sipping away, watching the storm, and when I came back my house looked like a crime scene: police, fire trucks, electric company, and concerned neighbors And my poor dog had peed…
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