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

October 9, 2016
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i am mother.

This week’s post is a guest post written by my colleague and friend Emily Brown. We are co-teaching a local workshop called I Am Mother. Check it out HERE.   I often wish that my children could have met me … Continue reading

February 14, 2016
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Why A Good Relationship Will Make You Question Everything

As a caveat to this post, you may not have relationship “issues”. But, if you get really honest, and examine the interactions with your family, friends, partners, or pets you’ll find most of us have some sort of issue. Since … Continue reading

January 18, 2015
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Three Quick Steps to Better Boundaries…These Also Double As Cool Party Tricks

A number of questions and inquiries were spurred after my two most recent blog posts on the solar plexus and sacral chakras. A common request was, “How do I realistically stay in my center and act like myself in every … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
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9 Reasons Why Being a Parent Is Pretty Much the Same Thing as Being Enlightened

Watch out Gandhi. Mother Teresa. Sai Baba. Buddha. Parenthood is the new Jedi training for those on a path of awakened contentment, a deeper sense of connection and purpose, and spiritual meaning. According to Merriam-Webster, enlightenment refers to the “full … Continue reading