Monthly Archives: August 2012

  • you’re doing good, kid

    Posted on August 31, 2012 by Barbara Joy in Freedom.

    Ever feel like you’ve been working day and night with not much to show for it? Welcome to my week. Sometimes we need a little pat on our back (I know I do) and a reminder that we’re doing the best we can and that we did A LOT (or even a little more than nothing) […]

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  • I was enlightened yesterday

    Posted on August 24, 2012 by Barbara Joy in Freedom, On Bravery.

    In a world of spiritual teachers and writing teachers, and all kinds of teachers, it all comes back to you. You. You. You. A man told me yesterday that he’s enlightened (seriously) and it caused my brain to explode. But he also told me to follow my own path, to speak my truth. This was […]

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  • Yoga: A Play In Three Acts

    Posted on August 16, 2012 by Barbara Joy in Freedom, Writing.

    Most people associate the term vinyasa with the yoga practice of moving with breath and each pose “flowing” into the next. Flow took on a much deeper meaning when I heard it described last year at the Om Yoga training to teach Women Cancer Survivors by Tari Prinster** who learned it from her teacher, Cyndi […]

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  • Judge Only If You Want To Judge Yourself

    Posted on August 2, 2012 by Barbara Joy in Svadhyaya- self-study.

    The above sentence can be true in almost every situation. I know a lot of critical people (in fact, I am one of them– uh oh!) and the one thing I know about highly critical/judgmental people is that they hold themselves to really high and often self-defeating standards. The way we judge others tells us […]

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