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    Presence and mindfulness

    The thing is, humans still have bodies. Fun fact right? And so as long as we have bodies, we can pay attention to them and learn the messages we can gain from our actual felt and sensed experience. So what’s the catch with all the recent years talks and best sellers about mindfulness. (check out this great article on this really cool website) As long as someone has a computer, a computer in their pocket or purse disguised under the name of phone or some kind of futuristic sounding b0t, people already tend to be in their mind. Are they actively engaged? Perhaps not, but that doesn’t really matter, because the blood and lymph and…

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    Demystifying: Unconscious and Consciousness

    In our Internet times, quotes are traded phrases, a designed currency to inspire you! Or wait…are they distractions, or worse, confusions? The flowing stream of orders to make you smarter, better, more interesting-as if there was something you had missed along the way, some profound insight or complex order of the world. One of the topics of growing interest revolves around the word consciousness, and its scary rival twin, unconsciousness. Nothing wrong with these words. But if you find yourself wondering WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN, let`s take a look. “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” ~ Carl Jung…

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    Real Love

    Real love. Self love. True love. There is no shortage of phrases about love. And the meaning of love, tied to deeply different meanings per culture. You’ll find no one dashing to the street proclaiming, DAMMIT! WHERE IS ANOTHER BOOK ABOUT LOVE?! No, we have plenty, and we are sure to have only more. Since you’ve got an important book reading list to tend to, let’s keep this one short. In the culture of Internet, that vast differences seem to have neatly come together as a web, curated to a specific meaning, as a means of creating coherence out of difference. Love, on its own is deeply complex, beautiful, enriching,…

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    Sunshine and Rainbows

    The grass is not greener where the sun shines all the time. In fact, no grass grows there at all. The place where sun shines all the time is called a desert. Seasons, weather, change with time. What was once a glacier becomes a lake, what was once a forest becomes sandy slope. The landscape of life has always been this way, long before humans, and long after we transition. For as long as we have known and could foresee, all kinds of weather make the world go round, and it’s a gift for all of us to see.

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    Epsom Ease

    Simple does it best, again. Epsom salts are an effective way to rebalance your body from the outside. They are not for internal consumption. Create a simple paste of epsom salt and warm water and use as a face or body mask. Let the mixture dry and gently, key word GENTLY, massage the salt from your skin. Pat dry and revel in the softness of your skin. Epsom salts are magnesium sulfate, an inorganic salt which contains healing elements of magnesium, sulfur and oxygen. When you use epsom salt, the pH of your skin rebalances back to its original, healthy state. No special creams or potions needed.

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    The practice of undoing human doings

    Websites, social media, business cards, conversations. In these spaces and sites are commonly recited titles for the activities we do. To give others a picture, a snapshot, of “who we are” by what we do. The tricky part of sharing a picture, is an attempt to connect the image to an identity. The image reaches, as if to say this is who I am, and that is who they are, the understanding reflexive. This picture we send out to the wide web of others, whom we now biblically describe as followers, can prescribe a picture we make unto ourselves. This picture may follow some notions about what our expectations about…

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    Pain and Paying Attention

    Pain. Probably not the most favorite of topics. A sensation people often seek to avoid. Yet at some point crosses your path, invades or strikes your body. The key point in addressing pain is in developing a relationship with it. Not as a way to attach and identify with the pain, but to process the signal as an invitation to come to know something about your body or yourself that you hadn’t before. As new life emerges into existence, pain is part of that process. The realities about pain are far more generative and serving toward development and learning when they are accepted, worked through and released than with a quick patch…

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    Hello Yoto!

    You may have felt it or experienced it before and never known what to call it. You know, that feeling of losing track of time. Maybe you have deja vu. Or perhaps you felt like you were doing magic and not sure where it was coming from. Well that it, that thing you were feeling is Yoto. Yoto is the flow of creative energy. Yoto is around us, within us, and our very bodies are made of this material. When you learn about Yoto,  you gain the ability to reveal the form of yourself, situations in your life, the perceptions and sensations you experience and are open to. Yoto is…