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The breath of life

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The breath of life

Breathing in life by Damemusic, on Flickr. Used via Creative Commons licensing. One of the most life-changing things I learned in my yoga teacher training class was how to breathe. Of course, we all breathe every moment of the day without even thinking about it, but I had no idea how much impact the way I breathe had on my body, my mind, and my emotions until I learned how to breathe well and how to control my breathing. As I was reading Richard Rohr's The Naked Now: Learning to See as the Mystics See over the weekend, I learned that...

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The shadow side of meaning

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Blame by !anaughty!, on Flickr. Used via Creative Commons licensing. Humans are meaning-making creatures. We want to know why things happen as they do. We want to know how to live better lives. We want to know how life works. Finding meaning in our lives is a necessary part of most of our journeys. It motivates us, it sustains us through difficult times, and it is an organizing principle in what often seems to be a chaotic world. We need meaning. But there is a shadow side to our hunt for meaning, too. What we really want most of the...

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Emotions are tricky things

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Emotions are tricky things
Emotions are tricky things, but they get even trickier for those of us who have been raised in systems that teach us wrong names for what we feel.

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