The Ego Shattered

“I was born the dayI thought:What is?What was?AndWhat if? I was transformed the dayMy ego shattered,And all the superficial, materialThings that matteredTo me before,Suddenly ceasedTo matter. I really came into beingThe day I no longer cared aboutWhat the world thought of me,Only on my thoughts forChanging the world.”― Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun

30 Minute Lean Body Workout

I taught this virtual class this morning and loved it! It’s a quick efficient and effective workout to challenge your muscles and get your heart rate up 🙂 Complete warm-up and then complete each exercise using 45 second work intervals/15 second rest. Perform the complete circuit 3x and then move on to cool down and…

America Can Not Play Ostrich

“We cannot play ostrich. Democracy just cannot flourish amid fear. Liberty cannot bloom amid hate. Justice cannot take root amid rage. America must get to work. In the chill climate in which we live, we must go against the prevailing wind. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must…

And So Are The Days Of Our Lives

“It is not that we have so little time but that we lose so much. … The life we receive is not short but we make it so; we are not ill provided but use what we have wastefully.”― Lucius Annaeus Seneca, On the Shortness of Life

There Is No Past Or Future

“It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.”― George Harrison

Ego Identifications- None Of These Are You

“The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you.”― Eckhart Tolle

The Peace Of Wild Things

“The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron…

This Spinning Top Of A World In A Different Direction

“TO BE HOPEFUL in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only the worst, it destroys…

Your Three Greatest Treasures

“Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.” ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

The Path To Being Authentic

“What it means to be authentic: – to be more concerned with truth than opinions – to be sincere and not pretend – to be free from hypocrisy: “walk your talk” – to know who you are and to be that person – to not fear others seeing your vulnerabilities – being confident to walk…