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Why Having A System Matters

What is the value of having a system? I've found myself evaluating this in greater detail. Where do we have existing systems that are working to our benefit? In business, our personal lives, on our yoga mat - or even in the kitchen (the last two being my favorite places to be). So go figure,…
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How To Love Life – Even When Shit Goes Sideways

These words came to me in the wee hours of the night, weeks ago. Loud. Really loud. My plan was to keep them to myself, but today I decided differently. I love my life. In this moment I truly love it. And it's not because it's "perfect". It's actually a terribly big f***ing glorious mess.…
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Are You Trying TOO Hard?

Been there, done that and for the love of God still find myself doing it! In my experience, trying too hard created an optimal breeding ground for resistance <cringe>-more on that in a following post. I have a long history with trying too hard. It’s probably one of my best qualities, but also my worst.…
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FEAR – The Other Four Letter F Word

FEAR...the OTHER four letter F word. I'm reflecting today about how crippling fear is, how it keeps us repeating patterns that don't serve us in truly stepping into living with complete integrity towards ourselves and our true nature. Whether that be in our personal lives, relationships or career choices. Largely based on past events, we…
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A Yoga Practice That Goes Beyond Your Mat – Ahimsa

First in a many part series, I’m aiming to break down the eight limbs of yoga into practical applications for daily living. The goal is to K.I.S.S. (keep it simple sweetheart) and initiate further inner awareness and personal reflection. You may notice that these principles cross over and can be found in the texts of…
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Green Juice and Cigarettes – A Confession

I have a confession to make. It may bite me in the you know what, but in the name of being real I'm just going to spill it. Maybe it will serve as a metaphor or analogy for you, maybe it won't. Either way, please do let me know! Here's what's real. The truth. The organic…
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Vengeance – A Plea for Peace

                What is it you seek in the blackened cloud of vengeance? Retribution? Annihilation of an “enemy”? A false and temporary relief from your perceived self-loathing, pain and fear? Has the darkness overshadowed your own light? Have you become so vested in the desire to be right, that you have…
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Prejudice is the Child of Ignorance

“The ultimate ignorance is the rejection of something you know nothing about – yet refuse to investigate”- Dr. Wayne Dyer What do we stand for? What are the non-negotiables? The principals we live by? I’m asking myself these questions this morning, after a few restless nights. I’m agitated, restless and frankly dumbfounded by the level…
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She Lay There, Her Heart Spilling its Contents…

  Not a typical type of post for me. It came to me this morning while reflecting about this last year, the years preceding and where I am now. Perhaps it speaks to you. XOXO Love Jackie She lay there, her heart spilling its contents on the shower floor. The pain too much to bare, gut…
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A Few Words About Infidelity…

Its evident that the subject of infidelity is trending right now, both on the news and off. The recent hacking of the Ashley Madison website which describes itself as, “the online personals & dating destination for casual encounters, married dating, discreet encounters and extramarital affairs”, garnered some pretty hefty media attention and stirred up a…
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