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How I generate vitality in the face of chronic pain diary empowerment Jan 20, 2022

Something you might not know about me is that I manage chronic pain and have for a lot of my life. The latest physical manifestation of pain in my body we believe to be endometriosis which is an inflammatory condition where the cells of the endometrium (the lining of the uterus) grow outside of...

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What it really takes to take a #dancebreak #dancebreak habits Jan 13, 2022

Several years ago I met a woman who said one of her spiritual practices was to put on a song and dance however she felt, every day. As someone who is trained as a professional dancer, I thought to myself, I'm a dancer, and I don't even dance every day. My creativity mentor, Julia Cameron who...

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5 daily tips to starting the New Year afresh block 13 empowerment habits human magnetism somatic coach Jan 05, 2022

If you're not leaping out of bed to start the New Year, don't worry, you're not alone. It takes something to shift from the holiday season back into a routine - even one that you know is good for you. Whether you're returning to work, your business, or study, let's not pretend that the transition...

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Menopause, Marriage & Motherhood podcast with Karen O'Connor block 13 gift to the world human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ media queer queers of joy show ponies somatic coach Dec 23, 2021

Karen O'Connor is one of those people who has an infectious smile and is a joy to be around.  Not only is she the host of the podcast Menopause, Marriage & Motherhood, but she also has an insatiable curiosity and cares deeply about people. She asked to interview me after hearing me share...

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Does fundraising make you a good person? choreography gift to the world making a difference show ponies Dec 15, 2021

When I was 16 I was chosen to be in the Miss Victoria Awards in my country town in North East Victoria, Australia. My role was to raise money for a disability organisation and to do some volunteer teacher's aide work with a student who had high needs. I enjoyed this volunteer role, but I was...

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Ever gotten the jitters before something important? Dec 04, 2021

Whether you are preparing for a speaking gig, a podcast interview, a performance on stage, or asking someone to marry you, if you're breathing and got a heartbeat, you'll deal with some level of the jitters. It might not be the same level each time, but it sure will be a match for how...

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What? This old routine? choreography drag king kings of joy kings of joy all-stars show ponies the king coach Nov 24, 2021

I've been a dancer since I was 5 years old. There I was, standing outside the hall, peering in at all the other 5-year-old girls. I don't think I'd seen so many other girls my age in the one place at the one time. I was not going in there. So what happened? The teacher's aide promised me...

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The secret to distractions: kids, pets and yoga human magnetism yoga Nov 23, 2021

One of my all-time favourite yoga photographs is of a woman in a headstand. Her baby has crawled over to her, pulled at her top, and started breastfeeding. The woman continues her steady gaze, following her breath, and practicing yoga. If you can practice yoga in the chaos around you, then you...

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5 reasons having a persona works on stage empowerment kings of joy kings of joy all-stars queer show ponies the king coach Nov 17, 2021

Many professional performers use the tool of a created persona to enhance their performance skills and elevate their presence on stage. Beyonce shares freely about the creation of her performance persona, Sascha Fierce. "Usually when I hear the crowd, when I put on my stilettos, the moment right...

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The truth about stopping a yoga practice empowerment yoga Nov 16, 2021

Having practiced yoga for over 20 years now, there have been times when I've paused my practice, phases when I've stopped and fallen off the horse completely, and seasons when I've not practiced every day.

There are times in life where a regular asana practice, the physical practice of yoga...

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What's the deal with world hunger these days? empowerment gift to the world human family Nov 12, 2021

Why The Hunger Project?

Someone asked me the other day, why did I choose The Hunger Project to partner with? 

There are a couple of reasons, but before I get to them, I should tell you the story of how I came to fall in love with the work of The Hunger Project. I first heard of their work in...

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Top 5 reasons zero commute just makes sense Nov 09, 2021

Imagine. Waking up in your cloud bed to the gentle sounds of 'om' washing over you. With a smile on your face, you remember what day it is - time to join yoga. You roll over, place your feet on the floor and there's your yoga gear folded and ready for you to put on. What? Oh! Your past self did...

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