Our Real Work: Jess Ryan, MS

Coaching and consulting. Something's calling. It's your life.

February 19, 2017
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It’s Hard to Say Good-bye

It’s Hard to Say Good-bye By Stephanie Long (This is a two-part guest post from my other business’ blog,  dharma. The Institute for Awakened Living. The first part is a letter written by Stephanie Long. The second part is a … Continue reading

December 18, 2016
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What Happens If You Sit in the Dark

It’s time to slow down. To get still. To get quiet. This time of year society, our communities, our families often ask us to do more. Shopping, holiday parties, end of the year wrap up. There is a place for … Continue reading

November 6, 2016
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Five Minutes Could Change Everything

A lot can happen in five minutes: a phone call, a text, signing a petition, opening a door for someone, a new life enters the world, someone walks out a door, a hug.  The list is endless. Yet, how often … Continue reading

October 30, 2016
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Five Simple Acts That Could Save You This Week

Potentially shocking: not everyone is going to like you, what you believe in, AND you’re probably not going to change others mind if they are vehemently opposed to your opinions. Especially if you troll them on Twitter or unfriend them … Continue reading

August 14, 2016
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I Dropped Out of Law School for This: What Yoga Teacher Training Taught Me

Grab your mat, a block, and strap. We’re going deeper. In asana practice (the physical practice of yoga), people assume going deeper often means bending further, stretching more, or adding an arm balance pose. But that’s not the only way … Continue reading

December 6, 2015
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You Have Time for This…Inspired by the Time I Drank Bleach

We’ve all heard it, and have definitely said it: I’m really busy right now. I don’t have time for that right now. I’ll get to that later. Many years ago, I had finished my Masters degrees and I was in … 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

January 11, 2015
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Not Everyone Is Going To Like You: How the Solar Plexus Chakra Can Help You Shine On With Your Beautiful Self No Matter What Others Think

This is part three in a three part series on how chakras can help you get through the holidays (the New Year included.) Chakras get a lot of flack for being new agey, woo-woo and very impractical and there IS … Continue reading