Category: Compassion

* A Beautiful Example of Instinctive Kindness

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The Hardest Step on Our Journey

Looking back on my own journey, I realize that the first step – getting to know myself, was exciting and captivating – as long as I only looked at the things I liked about myself….. Being an observer of all aspects of ourselves –…

* Finding Middle Ground at Kripalu

I’m just back from 10 days of yoga training and retreat at Kripalu Health and Yoga center. It is truly an amazing place. Kripalu means compassion in sanskrit …. and the center and people reflect the message in everything they do. It is a…

* Do You Need to be Kinder to Yourself? (….. the answer is yes!)

When you find yourself riding the waves of life or swinging on life’s pendulum and its hard to bring yourself to your middle ground, do you notice that you are more critical of yourself and judging of others…..? Our inner critic keeps us on this…

Beginning …. to Find Your Middle Ground

Where do you find direction towards that place of contentment, peace of mind and connection? Your Middle Ground? The first step is all about self discovery – really getting to know yourself. Often we think of ourselves in terms of the roles we have…

Connecting and Learning with Compassion at Kripalu!

I’m so excited to be going to the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the Berkshires – Western Massachussets! I’ll be beginning my Level 500 hours of yoga teacher training tomorrow evening. I wanted to let you know that I’ve scheduled posts but…

* The Truth About You

I’m inspired to share this post from The BridgeMaker. For all of us who have ever felt down and are hard on ourselves, these are powerful truths to bring us to our middle ground. Enjoy! Val x “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than…

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