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Strive to Thrive

People say that if they received the diagnosis of cancer they wouldn't go down without a fight. This begs the question that if you’ll fight to survive, why not fight to thrive? Why do we give up on our true dreams so easily and fall softly…
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Vata-Balancing Poem

Plant your feet into the earth to ground yourself with poise & grace. Strike a balance to unwind and gently slow your pace. Build strong routines and practices to support you in your day- This anchored, health-sustaining lifestyle will hold…
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Kapha-Balancing Poem

Commit to daily movement and to shaking up your routine. Challenge yourself to try new things even if at first you are not keen. Exercise for you is paramount as it will increase your energy. Find something you can stick to that will help…
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Pitta-Balancing Poem

Go a little slower, take on a little less. Be present in every moment and give yourself a rest. The freedom just to be without any agenda, Just put your mind at ease, and enjoy the natural splendor Allow yourself to breathe experiencing the…
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Where Cliff Meets Comfort

At 8 years old with pig tails, my grandmother took my family and me to the Grand Canyon. I scarcely left the car I was so frightened of falling into the vast pit. I imagined myself slipping on the loose gravel and stumbling, losing my balance…
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I Saw the Sun and it Opened up My Eyes

Sure, Ace of Base had different lyrics in mind when they wrote the hit number "The Sign", but my 10-year-old self had original lines in mind. In the back of my Dad's Nissan Quest Minivan, I belted out, "I Saw the Sun" thinking this was surely…
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Sailing to Serenity

The sun set over the Australian mainland as we set sail for the Whitsunday Islands. With sails full and spirits soaring, the storm clouds gathered to deliver a fantastic lightening show that flashed and danced 180 degrees around the boat. I…
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The Mid-January Post Year Review

One day I’ll look back and say, “2011 was the year I never stayed in one place long enough to clean a toilet”. And it’s true. Brimming with travel and adventure, visits with family and friends, I packed and unpacked an average of once…