Category Archives: Practices

Easy and Engaging practices to honor and awakening your senses and your intuition

The Gift of Letting Go

Happy Full Moon Beautiful Soul, We made it. Here we are on the other side of the Solstice. Christmas too depending on your geographical location and when you are reading this. The darkest days are behind us and Spring is a … Continue reading

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Coming home to Presence

Hello Beautiful  Reader, I can hardly believe Thanksgiving is over, Hanukkah has begun, and the Winter Solstice and Christmas are only weeks away.  Tara Brach’s guided meditation  “Coming Home to Presence” (13-min)  is my favorite way to relax my body and … Continue reading

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Two Minutes To Bliss

Hello Lovely Reader, Our senses have had a bad rap. Because of their relationship to desire, the senses have been seen as a ‘gateway drug’ to all kinds of dangers, pleasures, and dangerously pleasurable, pleasures. The truth and our relationship to … Continue reading

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Rise and Shine: Happiness is your nature!

Hi Beauties, There is more than ever to celebrate this Father’s Day, Solstice weekend because the United Nations has declared June 21 the first-ever International Day of Yoga!   Would you like to be radiantly healthy, spiritually awake & passionately engaged this … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk

This post might be tagged #better late than never. The usual excuses apply and then some as I work toward physical independence and complete recovery. Most of the things I used to do with ease are still difficult. And some are not … Continue reading

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Engaging in Touch: The art of self Love

“Feelings aroused by the touch of someone’s hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter… all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and … Continue reading

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The Art and Science of Engaging with Happiness: A free online course for people who want to be Happy

“Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.”  -Herman Hesse Hello Beautiful Readers, Harvard educated psychologist and happiness expert, Dan Gilbert’s 2006 TED Talk, The surprising science of happiness, has been seen and or heard by … Continue reading

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How to Be Your Own True Love Right Now in the Middle of Everything!

Hello again Beauties, As the holidays grow closer and commitments grow greater, I invite you to give your self the gift of bliss by be-coming present to and nurturing your own True Beauty. After a life time of looking for … Continue reading

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Engaging with Thanks….

  Hello Lovely Readers, As the holidays grow closer it can be harder to stay engaged and remember to be the Beauty you are and Love. To this end I offer a photo of the rose on my writing desk … Continue reading

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Engaging with Cravings: Coconut Wisdom

It’s kind of surreal in the best possible way to be drinking this cooling connection of sweet medicinal deliciousness right out of its shaved white shell in the middle of a busy urban day 2675 miles from the closest Hawaiian Island, and the whole experience got me thinking about how our sense of taste relates to the second chakra. Continue reading

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#Capturing Gratitude: Engaging with Happiness and More

Hello Lovelies, Happy Autumn and Shanah Tovah! How exciting to be entering a new season and cycle of life. I had planned on posting something entirely different, but when I received an invitation from one of my heroes, the amazing … Continue reading

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Expanding your Happiness and Engaging your Senses go Hand in Hand: Two top notch free meditations you can use right now!

  “The meaning of life is to give life meaning.”   I’ve been making a lot of lemonade out of lemons lately: my mother fell down the stairs while visiting me and somehow wasn’t seriously injured, my daughter’s father’s heart … Continue reading

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Advice for Young Writers and Writers that are Young at Heart

  “Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won’t adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is to sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid … Continue reading

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Tea and Poetry for Breakfast

Aloha Lovely Readers, I want to share the poem below, by the talented, lyric, Rita Dove, with you today.You may remember her from her stint as The United States Poet Laureate from 1993-95. I had my poetry for breakfast with … Continue reading

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Fall in love with yourself. Fall in love with life.

Aloha Lovely Readers, As a long time meditator, Yoga teacher and student, I wanted to share this with you. It only takes 15 minutes of your day and the effects are cumulative. My beloved and I participated in an earlier … Continue reading

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Note to Self….

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Engaging in Play: Everything you wanted to know but thought you were too old to ask….

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There is still time to make a wish…and for your dreams to come true!

I had hoped to post this yesterday, but time and health did not permit. However I did make a significant breakthrough health wise- one that I’ve been waiting and wishing for for some time. I love that it happened on … Continue reading

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Yum, Yam, Yummy.

Aloha beautiful reader, Each of our six primary senses (intuition, hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste) is associated with one of our body’s energy centers as well as with a specific color, musical note, essential oil and seed sound (mantra).  All … Continue reading

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Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

Hello again! When I came across the quote above attributed to Ciceroin the surprisingly well written,recently released book, Proof of Heaven, by the neurosurgeon, Eben Alexander, I knew it, not 21 days and counting, would be the title of my … Continue reading

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