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Being Alone Ain’t So Lonely

Being Alone Ain’t So Lonely By: Jessica Proulx Loneliness, like any form of pain can be unwelcome and uncomfortable. It is easy to sink into despair when there is a sense of emptiness. But, what if that emptiness was merely space to add something new? What if emptiness became a tool of exploration rather than a precursor to malaise? In these times of discomfort we can, if willing, open up to what we are really

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The Yoga of Packing

THE YOGA OF PACKING BY: Jessica Proulx  AH, amazing. You booked a yoga retreat and you are so excited to travel to a far off land and experience time in meditation and contemplation. You are looking forward to the change this trip will breed and you have, in your mind, a set of intentions for your retreat and your practice. And, you might think that your practice begins when you kick off your flip flops

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Benefits of Starting the Day with Yoga

The Benefits of Starting the Day with Yoga By Jessica Proulx   It is not always easy to rise with the sun, and just like changing any other habit, there are a million reasons that your brain will give you to keep doing what you’re doing.  If you have been waking up the same way and doing the same thing each morning, and you don’t feel great doing it, perhaps that means it is time

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Create a healthy Workplace

Create a Healthy Workplace Creating a healthy lifestyle at home is, or often could and should, be a priority. Taking time every day to move your body, drink plenty of water, take moments for relaxation, and eating healthy, whole foods can give more energy, increase health for ourselves and our family, and just gives a better overall sense of wellbeing. WORK- can be an entirely different story! We are all guilty of the donut in

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Reentry

Reentry. Overcoming the pains of returning from Retreat.   I woke up this morning, not to the sound of monkeys and the light of sunrise, but to the glow of the television and the saddened tones of newscasters discussing the most recent mishandling of our democracy. I woke up this morning, and instead of sitting atop the roof of a beautiful Italian/ Costa Rican hostess, I began, with haste, to brush, wash, gather, dress, and

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