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The power of words

Words are seeds that do more than blow around. They land in our hearts and not the ground. Be careful what you plant and careful what you say. You might have to eat what you planted one day." - Unknown Recently I've been constantly reminded of the power of the words that I use - in classes and in private sessions. Every few weeks a client comes up to me and says "Remember you told me in my session that...." Or in Forrest Yoga classes, where the theme and words I delivered during class heavily imprinted on a journalist's mind. A fellow yoga teacher even joked that in a class last week, he had a part of me in his...

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Authentic BiG-ness

"To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest."—  Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times FEAR - false evidence appearing real; the irony is that this is easy to understand and scoff at, but in the subconscious level this permeates deep into our psyche of "what-ifs". What if I take a big step and nothing happens ? What if I make the call and get rejected ? What if I try to do a handstand and fall down ?What ifs - never end and guess what, so much of it is in our heads holding us back from stepping up and being big. It doesn't mean that...

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