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Do You Argue or Fight?

By  Vanessa Webb | 

Arguing, it doesn’t necessarily have to be unfortunate if we come from the right perspective…a perspective of listening.  Sadly, we often enter argument to win...


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Inspiration Is Profitable And It's Messy

By  Vanessa Webb | 

Modern yoga teachers are just regular people, it’s not too common to find true gurus these days.  The teachers we admire and respect are not often enlightened Masters anymore, but they are the ones who honestly acknowledge and learn from their inner demons...


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We Will Know How, When We Let It

By  Vanessa Webb | 

What if I turn into a blob?  I’ve had people ask me this in all seriousness as both concern and inquiry.  This question comes from people who are beginning to be touched by their practice, but not necessarily touched deeply.  So often our depths have risen so high they’ve become an entity to consciously run away from...


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The Decline of Rights: An Impact

By  Vanessa Webb | 

The word “pandemic” used to be one of those eye-popping, mouth-gaping jingles, limited to 1960’s Sci-fi movies and books like 1984, or Brave New World. Always stimulating delightful horrors of physical illnesses causing mass hysteria and zombies, aliens and popcorn...


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Holi, Yamas, and Freedom

By  Vanessa Webb | 

Let the colours fly!  It’s India’s Holi festival!  Aside from Diwali, Holi is one of my favourite Hindu festivals….but, I’m a “foreigner”, so what do I really know…


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Satya, I'm So Excited

By  Vanessa Webb | 

Is everything really wonderful, exciting, and amazing?  These words have become daily expressions for describing the way everyone is always feeling, apparently.  If I can test the waters here, I would say that these expressions falsely elevate our experience...


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Step One: Breathe

By  Vanessa Webb | 

All of us can relate to having a cycle of thought that has become so settled in, that it sounds more to us, like the teacher in the Peanuts cartoon than any logical expression of words...


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It's the Strike of a Match that Lights a Candle

By  Vanessa Webb | 

“The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.”~Harper Lee Similarly (to my chagrin), a teacher of mine once said, in reference to the Soulful realm, “They’re not here to lead you by the nose, if you’re an old soul, they’ll want you to figure it out”...


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Quick to Judge: The Backstory

By  Vanessa Webb | 

A number of people took it upon themselves to let me know that I looked like a "bone rack".  I felt extremely self-conscious from their input, and felt betrayed by the entitlement they felt, to offer their “concern” for my appearance, without being given an invitation to do so...


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The Yamas as Social Conduct Bring Inner Transformation

By  Vanessa Webb | 

The literal translation of Yama is “restraint”.  They are the restraints influencing our social conduct. Yet, in the practice of them, they also influence us deeply as an individual...


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