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Journal

COVID-19: Yoga, Better Sleep, Ideas on Boosting Immunity & Instant Happiness

If your news feed is anything like mine you’ve probably been bombarded in the recent days and weeks with information. So much information. Everything from tutorials on how to best wash your hands to suggestions and best practices for managing your stress. It’s clear that most content creators have the best of intentions — and I appreciate that most folks have their heart in the right place. For me, it’s been a little overwhelming getting through the deluge of information. Weeding through the Need to Know, Nice to Know, and the Fun to Know is a big job for those of...

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Welcome Guest Artist Amy Diener

Instagram has been a remarkable place for us to connect with talented, unique, and incredibly amazing artists. Just look at this list of talent — all because of the reach and wonder of Instagram: Rachel Pohl Denise Griffin Lyn Sweet Nicole Labonte Lisa Martin Max Flow The ol’ IG has done it again!! Instagram has recently brought New York-based artist Amy Diener into our world — and we are extremely grateful! Amy creates incredible pieces of art from a sequence of dots — the texture, the color, the symmetry — it’s amazing! As it all comes together it’s easy to get lost in the journey...

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Welcome Guest Artist & Wildslice Creator Nicole Labonte

Sometimes the Internet annoys me. Which is a really dramatic statement for a woman who owns and operates online businesses. But you know what I mean, right? Depending on my feed and surfing habits the Internet sometimes brings frustration, or comparison syndrome, or a touch of melancholy. But other times (like the example I’m about to share) something happens where I’m reminded to remove my veil of skepticism and look for the wonderful, the blessing, the big OMG YES. The Internet recently helped me connect with an awesome human and I feel changed. We found each other through Instagram (actually,...

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The Connections Between Art & Yoga

Big Raven Yoga Guest Artist Max Flow is on an endless journey searching for enlightenment through flow. This is an exact quote and to hear Max say it — it makes perfect sense. Max is one of those people who convey an absolute love for nature, our environment, and the notion that we are all capable of making the world a better place. To Max, our flow is how we navigate through the world. It’s our movement, our journey, our method of being connected to the world around us. “Fall Leaves in the Valley” by Max Rowe Max is thoughtful. He answers questions...

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My Yoga: A Poem by Jasmine Dawn Smith

Jasmine Dawn Smith is a yogi, crystal healing practitioner, and Reiki lover. She is super mom to three wonderful boys by day and moonlights a local crystal shop by night. Currently, Jasmine is working on her Reiki Master Certification and hopes to share her insight and healing with others. I was cruising through one of the Yoga Centric Facebook groups that I’m a part of when Jasmine’s poem hooked me. I am able to visualize myself through her words. I identify with My Yoga and am so grateful it came across my feed. I loved it so much that I...

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