Category Archives: Passion

Yoga Resources Part 3: Books and DVDs

Yoga Books Moving Toward Balance: 8 Weeks of Yoga With Rodney Yee by Rodney Yee with Nin Zolotow Ashtanga Yoga – The Practice Manual by David Swenson Yoga the Iyengar Way by Silva, Mira and Shyam Mehta Awakening the Spine by Vonda Scaravelli Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar Yoga […]

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Yoga Resources Part 2: Yoga Multi-Media

Yoga Multi-Media We recommend developing a yoga home practice to fully experience the benefits of yoga. If you have an iPod, the best tool by far for developing your practice is Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman’s Yoga Club (www.gaiamyogaclub.com). With this self-paced 12-week program, you receive a combination of nine online yoga videos and 63 […]

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Yoga Resources Part 1: Yoga Classes

Yoga Classes We are often asked about yoga and what kind of class to check out. There are literally thousands of iterations of what people call ‘yoga’ out there and some will be for you and some won’t. Here are two classic branches of yoga that we recommend: Iyengar Yoga – Recommended if you’re starting […]

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Beauty, Space and Feeling – Life as a Blues Ballad

Beauty, space and feeling. These three things I love in life are most accessible to me as a musician when playing ballads. Other qualities come out easily at higher tempos – joy, energy, delight, play, intensity are a few that come to mind – but beauty, space and feeling have their home for me in […]

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Prioritize With Persistence: Effort + Time = Success

Prioritizing with persistence involves examining your To-do list through the story of your long-term goals. We all can get lost in the weeds of immediate demands if we don’t consciously re-focus on projects that are vital to us but won’t get done in a day, a week, a month, a year or even a decade. […]

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Prioritize With Purpose: The Point Where You Meet the World

The world around you needs you.  Let’s start there.  There would be no To-do lists or prioritizing if the world, the people you know, your job, your team, your clients didn’t need you. Imagine a world where no one cared enough to need you, or anything from you.  It may sound wonderful for a short […]

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Prioritize With Play: Make Fun Your Priority

Prioritizing with play involves examining your To-do list through the story of what delights you, what is most pleasurable, fun for you. Ask yourself: What on my To-Do list would be most fun to do? What on my To-Do list is easiest to do? What on my To-Do list would take the quickest amount of […]

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Prioritize With Passion: Let Your Talents Do the Work

Prioritizing At Your Best with Passion, Play, Purpose and Persistence Do you wish you were able to prioritize more effectively?  Is your To-do list driving you crazy?  Does it seem like there’s too much to do and too little time to do it? If any of these questions sounds like your story, here are four […]

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Persist Like a Phoebe In Her Nest

Every year a phoebe builds a nest somewhere on our house. This year she built it on the crook of a gutter drainpipe above the walkway to the house, a highly trafficked area. If I’m out on the patio or on the back deck, I can look over and see her sitting on the eggs […]

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How to Savor the Moment

The next time you get ready to drink something – whether it’s a beer, glass of water, juice, wine, pause to savor the moment. Use all of your senses to appreciate the impending taste. Pause and let go of anything else you’re thinking about, whether future or past or mundane – let it go. Block […]

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