July, 2013

10 reasons why I like being a teacher, not a guru

Prologue A Thai-inspired West Coast lunch spot is packed with neighborhood locals. At a counter lined with stools, a flame-haired woman leans in to look her friend straight in the eye. “I know you see it. So why don’t you just come right out and tell people? It’s like this…you look at them and you…

Jul 31, 2013 · Read More · Comment (1)

10 ways to find the guru in you, new beginnings + getting what you really want. July round-up

10 Ways to Find the Guru in You for Mind Body Green Your Sat Guru—true teacher within you—arrives when you finally call. When you’ve finally given up on hoping someone else will take the bait, take charge of things, or take your hand and show you the way. That’s when your Sat Guru shows up….

Jul 30, 2013 · Read More · Comment

read this when you’re feeling too small to make a difference or make a change

If you act small, you’ll feel small. If you feel small, you’ll be small. Don’t let your fears tell you to be afraid to live a big life. Choose your own definition of success. Define it according to internal instead of external coordinates. Ask yourself what’s possible. Don’t believe the doubters–they’re afraid of their own…

Jul 24, 2013 · Read More · Comment

inspirational video: happiness advice from children and 70 year olds [1.5 mins]

Weekly Inspirational Video Here’s this weeks’ inspirational video. My favorite part is the grandma who talks about getting jiggy under the covers. Hilarious. Signed up to have posts delivered straight to your inbox? Click the image below to watch the video. Watch the Inspirational Video Advice for the Living Trailer from Labspace Studio on Vimeo….

Jul 22, 2013 · Read More · Comment

on re-birth and new beginnings. rise

Re-birth and new beginnings I ended a 7 year relationship with a man I’d talked about marrying. I quit my job as a magazine editor after working towards it for a decade. I started my own business, and took yoga teacher training. I lived alone in a two-window bachelor with a bed that pulled out…

Jul 18, 2013 · Read More · Comment

inspirational video: get your love [3.5 mins]

Weekly Inspirational Video Here’s this weeks’ inspirational video. There’s a lot of good in this world. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Signed up to have posts delivered straight to your inbox? Click the image below to watch the video. Watch the Inspirational Video Did this inspirational video make a difference in your day? Share…

Jul 15, 2013 · Read More · Comment

how to get what you really want

What do you want? I want him to apologize. I want her to be easier on me. I want that person’s job. I want to be riding my bike right now. Chocolate. Here’s a few things I’ve wanted over the years: better pay, flexible hours, a job role I’d get to define, someone freakin’ amazing…

Jul 11, 2013 · Read More · Comment (2)

inspirational video: break-dancing, overcoming bullying. brilliant [3.5 mins]

Weekly Inspirational Video Here’s this weeks’ inspirational video. This is one story. It’s his story. It’s our story. Breaking free. Finding brilliance. Brilliant. Signed up to have posts delivered straight to your inbox? Click the image below to watch the video. Watch the Inspirational Video Did this inspirational video make a difference in your day?…

Jul 8, 2013 · Read More · Comment

wealth + abundance = godliness

Being good Ascetics. Sadhus. Full-on yogis. Monks. Nuns. What they all have in common is a certain degree of renunciation. A letting go of earthly things and material goods–for the greater good. Or so we’re told. We’re told that we need to buy experiences, not stuff. That we need to stop getting our highs from…

Jul 3, 2013 · Read More · Comment (2)

inspirational video: robin williams, michael jordan, jennifer anniston singing for sick kids [3 mins]

Weekly Inspirational Video Here’s this weeks’ inspirational video. Jennifer Anniston, Robin Williams, Betty White, Michael Jordan, and the kids of St. Jude Hospital sing it out. Signed up to have posts delivered straight to your inbox? Click the image below to watch the video. Watch the Inspirational Video Did this inspirational video make a difference…

Jul 1, 2013 · Read More · Comment (1)