The 5 Stages of Grief – None of Them Chocolate!

I learned a valuable happiness lesson thanks to a near-death experience on a moped in Mykonos.  This collision of inspiration happened about 20 years ago, on vacation with my two good friends, Robyn and Art. We’d each rented mopeds to travel to a distant beach.  Robyn and Art were nervous about their moped skills. I was not.

Back in New York, where I lived (and happily still do live – thanks to a miracle of sorts!) I was an avid cyclist. As soon as I slipped my toosh onto that moped seat, I felt just as home traveling the winding hills of Greece, as I did on my Trek [...]

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    If You Love “The 4 Agreements,” You’ll Love “The 10 Agreements” from the Yoga Sutras

    If You Loved “The 4 Agreements,” You’ll Love “The 10 Agreements” from the Yoga Sutras. Read on…

    A lot of people hear the word “yoga” and they think about lots of stretching into gumby poses (aka doing asanas). While stretching the body is a big part of a yoga practice, so is stretching who you are as a person. In fact, according to  Patanjali,  author of the Yoga Sutras, stretching your soul, is job number one!

    So how can you do soul stretches? Every day you must contemplate the 5 Yamas and the  5 Niyamas. When I learned about them recently in my ISHTA Yoga [...]

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      time management

      Yoga Is A Terrific Time Management Tool. Here’s why….

      I love yoga. If you’ve been following my blog, then you know I’m now joyously studying to be a yoga teacher at Ishta Yoga.

      Although I’ve always loved yoga, there have been times I’ve let my yoga mat collect dust in the closet (aka: after my son was born ).  I didn’t think I had time to do yoga.

      The ironic truth: The more you think you don’t have time for yoga, the more you need to take time to do yoga.

      As Ganga White says, “Yoga doesn’t take time. It gives time.”

      In many ways yoga can serve as an empowering time management tool.

      Here’s [...]

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        swami kripalu

        Each of us is a lake of love, yet strangely enough we are all thirsty. – Swami Kripalu

        TWEET THIS NOW:  Each of us is a lake of love, yet strangely enough we are all thirsty. – Swami Kripalu @notsalmon poster

        NOTE: If are seeking happy, safe-feeling love,  check out the results-proven love advice in Prince Harming Syndrome-  a best selling relationship book which merges modern cognitive therapy with timeless happiness tools from Aristotle – all delivered with feisty humor – and my personal story of how I recovered from Prince Harming Syndrome to finally enjoy the happy family life I’d always dreamed about. This OPRAH.com recommended e-book is now 50% off – for a limited time – only $9.99.  Read an FAQ, [...]

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          letting go

          If you’re having trouble letting go…

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            If you want to be happy, always stay teachable.

             

            TWEET THIS NOW: If you want 2 b happy, always stay teachable – open-minded & open hearted – no matter how much u think u know. @notsalmon

            NOTE: If are seeking happy, safe-feeling love,  check out the results-proven love advice in Prince Harming Syndrome-  a best selling relationship book which merges modern cognitive therapy with timeless happiness tools from Aristotle – all delivered with feisty humor – and my personal story of how I recovered from Prince Harming Syndrome to finally enjoy the happy family life I’d always dreamed about. This OPRAH.com recommended e-book is now 50% off – for a limited time – only $9.99. [...]

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              Mean people don’t bother me. Mean people who disguise themselves as nice people bother me a lot.

              “Mean people don’t bother me. Mean people who disguise themselves as nice people bother me a lot. ” – Cindy Cummings Johnson

              (I’ve gotten to know the author of this quote – and she is a VERY nice person!)

              NOTE: If are seeking happy, safe-feeling love,  check out the results-proven love advice in Prince Harming Syndrome-  a best selling relationship book which merges modern cognitive therapy with timeless happiness tools from Aristotle – all delivered with feisty humor – and my personal story of how I recovered from Prince Harming Syndrome to finally enjoy the happy family life I’d always dreamed about. This OPRAH.com recommended e-book [...]

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