I need your help. Four little words I never want to utter…but here I am, asking for your help. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been a ‘I don’t need any help person’ my entire life. I’ve been uncomfortable receiving and asking for help for as long as I can remember. I believed doing…

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Not enough. We all have at least one of those stories rolling around our head. I’m not a good enough parent I’m not smart enough I’m not a good enough friend I’m not thin enough I’m not strong enough I’m not talented enough I don’t work hard enough I’m too fat I’m too lazy I’m…

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“You have a story,” she said, “You have a lot to your story.” I sat with it for a moment. “I guess,” I hesitated, “I just feel like there’s soooo many stories and books out there, just like mine. What makes mine really worth telling?” “You do have a story,” she reiterated, “And your story…

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I’m not going to tell you it will be okay. Not because I don’t think it will be (in fact, in the end, I know it will be okay for you and me). I’m not going to tell you it will be okay because telling you it will be okay when you’re the furthest thing…

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  Someone asked me the other day how long I had been teaching fitness and I told them that I had been doing this as a full-time gig for three-and-a-half years.   And while that’s true…that not the whole story.   The reality is I started teaching intenSati, a mind-body fitness class, six years ago…

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    Long ago, the Buddha was speaking in a small town, sharing what he’d learned about freedom from suffering, when a woman suddenly rushed up to him holding the body of her child. Through wrenching sobs, the woman, Kisa Gotami, begged the Buddha to bring her child back to life. This was at a…

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  During last week’s Warrior Sculpt class, I talked about the power of getting outside of our comfort zones and trying something new. This Friday there is a pop-up Yoga Sampler class in place of our normal Warrior Sculpt and knowing there’d be some resistance to this class change, it was an important theme for…

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  What drives you?   Two weeks ago, I challenged my team with this question at our all team meeting and hearing all of their shares seriously gave me all the feels – goosebumps, tears, laughs…you name it. And that’s because What drives you? is a powerful question – it’s a question that makes you…

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  If I asked you to name your top 5 character strengths – those qualities that reflect the very best of who you are – would they easily roll off your tongue or would you feel stuck for words?   Don’t worry. Researchers estimate 1/3 of us have no idea what our character strengths are…

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Do you remember when you were a kid and you wanted to find a map that showed you where the pirates had hidden buried treasure? You were ready to follow the pirate’s code – and the map – to find the X and start digging.   Growing up, my two younger brothers and I loved…

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