Tag Archives: gratitude

One last birthday gift

The sun was a fiery orange. It ducked beneath the trees just before 7:30 p.m. Tonight, I was there to witness the graceful swoop from visible to hidden. I was present, really present, sitting on the curved black park bench … Continue reading

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Banff-Bound Bliss

I’m coasting on an amazing wave of energy today. It’s not coffee-induced. It’s not the reward of a full night’s sleep (I wish). It’s the thrill of once again living my dream. Tomorrow, I fly off to Canada for my … Continue reading

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Special Guest Post: My Last Day

Today, I’d like to feature the below short story written by Roger Fink – a friend who brings inspiration and positivity wherever he goes. I hope you enjoy it! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I woke up this morning and the first thing I … Continue reading

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The stuff you can’t steal

The thief was apparently not a serious yogi or an outdoor adventurer. I say this in judging what was left behind. My yoga studio’s schedule was draped across the passenger’s seat next to my brand-new Kripalu Drummers Live CD. The … Continue reading

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A destroyed cake and a perfect ending to 2013

Most New Year’s Eves are a time for jubilant celebration. But for me 2013 ended with one last and super important lesson – the same one I’ve never quite mastered. It started out innocent enough, well actually dirty enough. Every … Continue reading

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All Kinds of Grateful

Like many people celebrating Thanksgiving yesterday, I spent more time than normal reflecting on how grateful I was. I felt grateful for my family including my 99-year-old great-grandmother who joined us for Thanksgiving dinner at my parents’ house. I felt … Continue reading

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The Real Treat of Halloween

I was very close to being the Grinch of Halloween tonight. My argument was purely logical. I couldn’t get home early enough for the tiniest of the trick-or-treaters without sacrificing a workout. My pit bull becomes a frenzied, shrieking beast … Continue reading

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A happy birthday

As I turn 32 today, I am struck by an incredible sense of gratitude for all the amazing people in my life. I have a best friend who is willing to leap into the completely unknown and join me in … Continue reading

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The gift of today

I’m writing today because I want to remember this day for a long time. It started out ordinary with a McDonald’s breakfast, a great weight lifting session and a town parade. I was feeling just plain happy between the festive … Continue reading

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