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Beauty

I love my body. I’ve never heard a woman say these words, in this sequence. In fact, I’ve never heard this sentiment expressed, in any way, shape, or form, by any person in my life. And I, too, struggle to … Continue reading

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AWKWARD eye contact

I recently discovered my 11th grade English class journal. I did not enjoy this year of English, the teacher was a drone. Very nice, but very boring. Except for the assignment as the end of the year when we had … Continue reading

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The Power of Positive Affirmations

June 22, 2014 I woke up this morning feeling a little bit lethargic, muscles are little too tight, stomach a little too queasy, and a slight bit of angst while thinking “what did I get myself in for” in regards … Continue reading

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Say It Like You Mean It, but No Speaking Please

June 8, 2014 “We approach the secret life of another language more intimately on first approach than after we have married into it.” If we view movement as a language, that also has an emotional content that allows us to … Continue reading

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When It Rains, It Pours… but not on my mat please!

April 23 It’s about 2:30 in the afternoon on a gorgeous Saturday. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the warm breezy air is a long awaited and welcomed friend. It’s the kind of a day that everyone … Continue reading

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Following my passion

I would describe myself as a passionate person, not so much the “fiery, hot-blooded” passionate, but an “enthusiastic, adoring, loving” passionate individual. I wouldn’t say I’m passionate about everything, but my family, traveling, helping children, and yoga I am fanatical … Continue reading

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Procrastinators

23 March 2014 Sitting at my computer, hands poised on the keyboard, staring vacantly at a blank document. Willing text to spontaneously turn up and form the policy analysis report I’ve been assigned. Reminding myself that this is the third … Continue reading

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Mark Singleton’s work: Yoga Body

11 May 2014 I never really have known what to say when family, friends or even acquaintances ask me questions about yoga’s relation to Hinduism and its ties to Indian culture. I always just responding by saying that I really … Continue reading

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Americorps VISTA in Chester

25 May 2014 Over the past year, I have been serving as an Americorps VISTA. Think Peace Corps but within the United States. The federal government pays me a small stipend to volunteer full-time with a nonprofit organization for one … Continue reading

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I feel GREAT!

27 April 2014 Hello, world! Today I feel… great. Yes, GREAT! In fact, this whole past week has been a real treat. Now, before it seems like I’m bragging about my extraordinary life, let me say this: I did nothing … Continue reading

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