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Prepare

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ― Benjamin Franklin We have had the value and necessity of planning drummed into our heads.  Clearly, having a plan, taking time to prepare, getting our goals defined are prerequisites to consistent

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The Lesson of Aikido

I came across this quote in one of my journals today “when you don’t resist, there is no pressure”. One of my previous posts was on Letting Go.  Today’s is on Letting Through. Resistance requires so much energy.  No wonder

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Position Comfortably Held

Another yoga analogy. It is much more valuable, for me, to do a difficult asana like the Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana) using a block rather than straining to do without. In fact, I end up with just a fingertip

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Letting it go

I love it when a yoga instructor asks us, with our heads hanging by our ankles in uttasana or as we’re trying to get our nose to the mat in some seated stretch, “what can you let go off at

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