Tracking a 40-day meditation

In Kundalini Yoga, most meditations come with the recommendation to practice the same meditation for 40 days if you want to truly master it and experience its effects. We did this twice throughout teacher training, keeping track in a booklet that was then signed off by our instructors as part of the certification process. So …

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Relax and adjust for weight loss, health, and vitality

Back in February or so, I noticed I had gained a bit of weight.   I generally don’t gain or lose weight (which always draws a few “I hate you”s from other women. Thanks patriarchy for training us to hate on each other for things we can’t control.)   So when my clothes were fitting …

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Masculine vs Feminine Economy

My major realization lately is that I have transitioned into a career that allows me — no, encourages me — — to embrace my curiosities into nature’s cycles. I have always been fascinated by the phases of the moon, the earth’s orbit around the sun, the seasons, equinoxes, solstices … And in my former career …

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Relax, let it go, it’ll all be okay.

This week I was able to relax and let go of my “perfection” attachment a bit more. I highly recommend this! I noticed a lot of anxiety, frustration, and general angst in myself towards all the stuff I *have* to do to get things “perfect” … and how I was spending a lot of energy …

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Baby steps and small wins 🎉

First, HAPPY LIBRA SEASON! This is my favorite time of year. The equinox marks the end of summer, the end of Virgo season, the beginning of Libra season, and my upcoming birthday 😄 I recently learned that the signs of the zodiac are synced with the cards in tarot. The card for the first few days …

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Pushing against the inertia of society

Someday I’ll be writing you saying “I overhauled my diet and cured my chronic fatigue and back pain, healed adrenal fatigue and leaky gut, reversed autoimmune disease before it started, and I’m a whole new woman — here’s how I did it!” Today, though, it’s just the slog of being in the middle of doing …

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The storms we weather every day

I’m looking at videos of Downtown Miami right now and really hoping anyone in the area has found a way to evacuate to somewhere safe. It’s so surreal to be over here in sunny California while watching torrential downpours in other parts of the country. It’s easy to get caught up in my day-to-day and …

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and it actually *feels* like Virgo season

I drew a Virgo maiden to welcome Virgo season: Here’s what I think is neat about astrology. There was a time when humans used the position of the stars to know when it was time to plant, or harvest, or prep the fields, or have a big Harvest feast. Somehow they’d be able to look …

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