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“Social Distancing” doesn’t mean you have to be Distant Socially: Community First

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“Social Distancing” doesn’t mean you have to be Distant Socially: Community First

“I imagine all the closures and cancellations give people a sense of ominousness. But it's really an amazing act of social solidarity: We're sacrificing so we can give nurses, doctors and hospitals a fighting chance. Start from there and hopefully we can figure out the rest.” -Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times, March 12th 2020 That quote is from a tweet my brother tagged for me nine days ago, March 12th 2020, when we “paused” all classes at Loft Yoga Bay Saint Louis and moved on-line. Today you might think, “Well of course they stopped having in person Yoga classes, the...


“No” is a complete sentence

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“No” is a complete sentence

Through my Yoga practice and working to create harmony in my life, I’ve learned that the only person that over-extends me, is me. If I “fall out” or fall apart, I can’t really blame anyone but myself. Why? Because I'm not using “No” as a complete sentence. 


It’s none of my business what anyone else thinks about me

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It’s none of my business what anyone else thinks about me

It’s none of my business what anyone else thinks about me

A friend of mine used to say that to me and I would think "ouch, that sounds harsh". However, I have taken this quote to heart through my process of self-discovery and self-realization in Yoga.