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On Collective Wellness

I’m going to talk about wellness…a lot. And in many cases I’ll be referring to the commonly understood ideas of personal wellness – personal practices to improve physical health and mental ease, with the aim of fulfilling our human potential and optimizing our life experience. However none of us, not even a self-described hermit, live […]

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In Praise of Selfishness

You hear the phrase “self-care” a lot in the wellness world. From stress management, parenting tips, addiction treatment, strength training, or relationship counseling (and more), identifying and attending to your own needs is central to achieving your goals. Society teaches us as children that “selfish” is a dirty word, and so to many the idea […]

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The Pace of Your Path

Life’s journey is different for everyone, but with competition around every corner it takes work to resist comparing yourself to others. As children we hear the classic story of The Tortoise and The Hare, and learn that those who race through life don’t always win. But holding on to that message as we grow older […]

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An Ode to George

I need to give some credit where it’s due. This is George Boutis. George is a superior high school Health & Phys. Ed. coach. And George is also the man who introduced me to yoga. I’ll save the debate over the merits/evils of public vs. private school for another post, heck, for someone else – that’s […]

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Hello! (no small talk)

Hey folks! I’m sure plenty of you reading this 1st post are friends whom I’ve asked to “Please please please check out my new blog!”, so to you all: “HEY! Long time no see! How’s your (insert loved one)? I can’t believe it’s been so long! I just haven’t really left my yoga mat!” Now […]

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