Choose Love

“You can only see in one of two ways—with love or fear.” -A Course in Miracles “Love is at the heart of all things. How you feel but reflects your decision to accept love or to reject it and choose fear. Both cannot be chosen. All feelings you label joyous or compassionate are of love. All

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How Can I bring More Love to This?

I was twisted into some pretzel of a pose when my yoga teacher, Genevieve Oswald at Shree Yoga Taos, gently dropped this profound question into my mind: “How can I bring more love to this?” That question has continued to ring through me, gently and quietly, in moments both on and off the yoga mat. Whether I’m

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5 Warning Signs that You Need Self-Compassion

Your Inner Critic is beating you up by saying all kinds of mean things about you. Your Inner Judge accuses you of wrong-doing. The gavel comes down. Boom! Guilty as charged! The Self-Hater is making you feel like sh-t. Quick!  Take a large dose of Self-Compassion. No negative side effects. Repeat as often as needed.

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Big Compassion: The World’s Biggest Hug  

My heart feels tender as I turn a loving gaze upon some uncomfortable feelings. Anxiety. Guilt. Failure. Frustration. Oh, and did I mention anxiety? I’ve come a long way from the days when I suffered from serious depression and intense self-hatred. I’m on a pretty even keel, most days. But lately, I’m acutely aware that

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