Feeling Stressed? Take A Breath

Explore how your breath can ease stress.  Check out my recent blog posted by the Northern Virginia Wellness Hub! https://wellnesshubnova.com/feeling-stressed-pause-take-a-breath/

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Lavender I Colored My World

Lavender I Colored My World

by Harry L. Le Fever

lavender boys, lavender girls
lavender eyes, lavender curls

lavender dogs, lavender cats
lavender bugs, including gnats

lavender clouds, lavender skies
lavender anything that flies

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Let Your Light Shine

Let Your Light Shine

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. Francis Bacon ​So many traditions celebrate holidays at the end of the Western calendar year.  In the Northern Hemisphere, in less than 10 days, we will experience the shortest day and longest night of the year which is also known as the Winter Solstice. (In Washington, DC the exact date and time of the 2015 Winter Solstice is 21 December at 11:49 PM).  In the Southern Hemisphere it…

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Living With Intention

Living With Intention

The more you sense the rareness and value of your own life, the more you realize how you use it, how you manifest it, is all your responsibility.  We face such a big task, so naturally we sit down for awhile. Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi​​​ When I saw the above quote in my Facebook feed today, I immediately thought of a photo that my sister, Michele Le Fever Quinn took earlier this year of my 85 year old Mom, Mary…

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Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella

Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella

My news and Facebook feeds are full of stories about how Eastern inspired techniques like Meditation, Yoga and/or Tai Chi can ease life’s stresses.  While this is useful information, I can recall one point in my overscheduled life when I felt my stress level increase as I drove through rush hour traffic to get to my yoga class on time.  Alone in my car, with my hands gripping the steering wheel, cursing out wayward drivers,  I started to laugh at…

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