Monthly Archives: January 2014

#youtalksenseellie

I would give my life to be human . . .  –       Ellie Goulding, ‘Human’ The first boy I ever dated had a stutter. I felt horrible for him and it broke my heart when he stammered. It was painful … Continue reading

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#bringtheaction

I wanna scream and shout and let it all out And scream and shout and let it out  – Britney & will.i.am I recently watched two TED talks delivered by impaired women (Maysoon Zayid and Lizzie Velasquez), and they both … Continue reading

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#creatingyourself

‘The self is not something one finds. It is something one creates.’ – Thomas Szasz  Two nights ago, I didn’t push or challenge myself through my yoga class because I’d banged up my knee that afternoon. I hadn’t paid attention … Continue reading

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#flow

I was unsuccessful in securing a paid internship I really wanted. I understand why I wasn’t chosen, but it doesn’t make it hurt any less. I found out on Friday morning and cried for the rest of the day, more … Continue reading

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#glow

I often choose to do the gentler or more modified version of a yoga pose when I believe that I won’t be able to do the proper or harder one. The modified version of the pigeon pose involves me lying … Continue reading

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#dancingwarrior

I had a soothing yoga class tonight after a productive and happy day. I felt much better about yoga and I felt like I fed my body and my soul through the experience. I understand through this practice that I … Continue reading

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#ragdoll

I took a vinyasa class this evening with a teacher whom I had never previously met. She was tough in the best way and the class was challenging. It pushed me beyond my comfort zone and made my limitations plain … Continue reading

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