Our Real Work: Jess Ryan, MS

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November 20, 2016
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“And now the holidays?!”, and other things you don’t want to say outloud

[Read to end. There’s a free yoga class recording you can access now.] Family gathered around the heavily laden table. Warm lighting. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire . . . It’s warm and nostalgic and lovely. It’s what we’re … Continue reading

December 20, 2015
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When the holidays make you want to cry on the inside (Make room for “and”)

December is here with twinkling lights and jingling bells, joy and merriment, gifting and giving. Or maybe you see December with its darkening days and nonstop noise, seasonal sadness and letting go of the year, consumerism and excess. Maybe the … Continue reading

November 23, 2014
by jessryan
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Unconventional Gratitude: How the Root Chakra Saved the Holidays

This is part one in a three part series on how chakras can help you get through the holidays.  What?!  Chakras? Hang in there with me.  Here’s the thing, chakras get a lot of flack for being new agey, woo-woo … Continue reading