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A Conversation with #ARTYOGAPLAY student Angela Venegas

  Houston has been an inspiring place for me as I have gotten to know the yoga community better. I first met my #ARTYOGAPLAY student Angela Venegas when I was teaching yoga at Big Power Yoga Memorial. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to call her not only my student, but more importantly … Continue reading

Day 28/28: Lessons in the Creative Process
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Day 28/28: Lessons in the Creative Process

Was this ambitious? Was this ridiculous? And so here I am. The laptop is open while another Texas rainstorm comes through this afternoon. This is my last blog post in this interesting experiment where I challenged myself to try and write a blog post daily for the month of February for a total of 28 stories. As you … Continue reading

Day 27/28: Do You Feel Restless and Stuck?
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Day 27/28: Do You Feel Restless and Stuck?

Oftentimes, restlessness leads me into overdrive and hyperactivity OR sends me into lethargy and inactivity. Sometimes, it prompts me to explore deeply into new life situations and new adventures. Sometimes, I can overthink and overwork a problem in my head, make spreadsheets of pro/ con lists, or just go into hiding. This restlessness to me is … Continue reading

Day 24/28: We are all a bunch of scared little girls.
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Day 24/28: We are all a bunch of scared little girls.

1) There are two personalities having a constant fight within my soul. There’s a scared little girl and a brave badass little girl inside of me. There’s a constant battle, and I often wonder which one is going to win. Oftentimes, I have the external appearance of a fearless woman even though I’ve stuffed away that scared little … Continue reading

Day 21/28: The Dark Side of Being Positive (Part 2)
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Day 21/28: The Dark Side of Being Positive (Part 2)

Part 2 From my previous blog post on Day 20, I shared a couple of truths about my personality that I have been battling. 1) Expressing my negative emotions. 2) Always focusing on the possibility of greatness instead of fully experiencing a current negative experience. After finishing Heidi Priebe’s book, I came to the realization … Continue reading

Day 20/28: The Dark Side of Being Positive (Part 1)
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Day 20/28: The Dark Side of Being Positive (Part 1)

For Day 20 and Day 21, I have created two posts about The Dark Side of Being Positive. Part 1 (For Part 2, head over to Day 21.) Last night hungry for more understanding about myself, I read an entire book about my Myers-Briggs personality, Heidi Priebe’s The Comprehensive ENFP Survival Guide. It got me into … Continue reading