Happiness On Demand

May 27, 2013 by  
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Happiness is a state of feeling pleasure, contentment or satisfaction. Some people like to notice what makes them happy. I like to notice how happiness feels. That way, I can recreate the experience of happy even when circumstances might indicate I should feel otherwise. How do you embody happiness? Remember a time when you were unquestionably happy. Notice […]

Courage, Embodied

March 29, 2013 by  
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courage : noun the ability to do something that frightens one strength in the face of pain or grief from Latin cor ‘heart.’ Ever notice when you become frightened, you chest tightens? It constricts, pulls in, as if to protect your heart. But courage requires an open heart. It requires allowing ourselves to be vulnerable, whether […]

It’s Been Quite a Year! (The Calm Space Top 10 {+2} for 2012)

December 29, 2012 by  
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Whew! I am feeling like I just stepped off a fast roller coaster ride. My blood is still buzzing through my veins, my head is slightly dizzy, and maybe I’m a little wobbly on my feet. 2012 has been quite a year! And what better way to round it off than by taking a look […]

A Prescription for Releasing Anger and Embodying Peace

December 28, 2012 by  
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For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   Directions: To be done 3x daily {or as needed} for the purposes of alleviating anger, fear or the general frustration with the Jackassery-at-large.* Place your hands {one on each side} on your lower back. 1. […]

The Perfect Workout for an Imperfect Day

September 21, 2012 by  
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You know those days when life thwarts your best attempts to get to the gym, yoga studio or Pilates class? You know that moment when you realize there isn’t enough time to get in a full workout, you’ll miss class with your favorite instructor or you haven’t had a real meal since breakfast and it’d […]

Your Mind-Body Contract is Up for Renewal. {Immediate Action Required.}

August 17, 2012 by  
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A huge warm welcome to Gini Martinez today. More about Gini below. As I was contemplating this month’s theme of renewal, what came up for me is renewing the contract we have with our body to work in partnership so we can maintain ourselves as strong, flexible and balanced beings throughout our lives. What’s that […]