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Today, as I re-read Habit 6, Self-Massage, I realize how much I have come to love my dry brushing and self-massage, and how it has become part of my everyday practice. When I dry brush, my body tingles and feels vibrant and alive. The dead cells are sloughed off to make room for new dynamic skin cells to take over. My skin glows and reflects how I am feeling inside and out. The oil I use...

Intuition has become a big buzz word lately, which is great!  It shows that the world is evolving, as more humans are looking to tap back into their innate intelligence.  We used to hear the term “intuition” used more in esoteric fields.  It was almost as if we needed to be a “chosen one” with psychic abilities to be intuitive.  These days we are hearing it all over the place in yoga, wellness, business, and...

One of the key features of the YHC program that called me to enrol is the Dynamic Group. As YHC/Body Thrive members, and coaches in-training, we are part of a dynamic group of our peers. And what are we learning to do? To evolve our own identities and habits. And to form and lead a dynamic group of our own. This feature of YHC called to me so strongly because it resonates powerfully with the experiences I...

I used to be a snacker, a grazer, an emotional eater….. So much of my life was focused around using food/alcohol to numb me and my feelings of boredom, anxiety, stress, or just not wanting to deal with what was coming up or going on around me. I struggled with weight, emotional eating, anxiety, and depression well into my 30s. If I wasn’t eating, dieting, or working, I was exercising to burn off the calories in my free...

Ever since I started to get up very early in the morning using that particular energy to allow things to happen in a smooth and positive way during the day, it came quite natural to me to seek to get to bed earlier too. Sufficient hours of rest in order to be able to live the early morning hours and get my body and mind ready for the day ahead. To close the circle and...

I currently serve a group of white women in my year-long program, Being Extraordinary. We're an incredibly high-vibe group and we all care about what's going on in the world. Nevertheless, we're all at different points in our antiracism journey. I recently got to participate in a call-to-action training around anti-Blackness and racism. It was a 20-hour training run by a local Black-owned yoga studio and Yoga 4 a Good Hood, an organization that focuses on...