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Endorphins: Boost your mood, reduce stress and get trim!

Research shows that endorphins boost happiness (yes – beat the winter blahs!!), reduce stress levels, decrease joint pain, enhance your immune system and reduce appetite. Whether its one of my HeartBeats yoga classes, running, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, Zumba, BellyFit – whatever – get your heart rate up and feel the joy that comes from exercise and endorphin boosts! Continue reading

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Searching for Happiness – Notes from our workshop

As promised, here are the notes from our last yoga workshop, “Searching for Happiness” (and as we know now – it is really an inside job!!). If you have any questions, please comment on this post and I will get back to you as soon as I can! In the meantime, I hope you enjoy your inner journey to peace, joy and wellbeing. Continue reading

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November Yoga Workshop, “Searching for Happiness”

On November 18th, our next Yoga Workshop will be, “Searching for Happiness”. The Dalai Lama believes that happiness is so important, it is the very purpose of our lives. But how do we achieve lasting happiness, and where do we find it? This workshop will explore the concept of happiness – what it is, where to find it and how we can develop our capacity for joy, peace and inner serenity. Integrating themes from the field of positive psychology and ancient techniques from yoga practice, we will share practical approaches that open us up to happiness. Continue reading

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Fire!

“Your barn’s on fire! Your barn’s on fire” yelled the stranger, “Call 911!” she screamed, “It’s bad!!” My husband and I looked at the woman who had roared into our driveway, her hands waving in the direction of our barn, … Continue reading

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The Hindu Holy Trinity

The final photojournal of India, and the Hindu religion. Continue reading

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The Women of India – Saris amidst the shanties

A collage of photographic portraits – saris amongst the shanties of India. Continue reading

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The Sounds of Silence

We’re empty nesting all over again. Christmas visitors have departed, leaving only echoes and fingerprints. Continue reading

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