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Being in the Flow

Posted by kelly on April 9, 2014 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (2)

"Flow is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity." According to Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in his book Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, flow is completely focused motivation. This is akin to "being in the zone".

Lately, there have ...

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Eliminate Excess

Posted by kelly on June 19, 2013 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

"Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort." Charles Dickens

Lately I have been hearing a recurrent theme from many friends and clients. They are downsizing and decluttering. In a society that has been all about "more, bigger, faster, ...

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Why I Do What I Do

Posted by kelly on February 2, 2013 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

I have always been active since I was a little girl. I loved playing soccer with the boys in Brazil. I almost lost an eye when I was six when one of them tripped me, and I fell and hit the edge of a bench. I went to the hospital, got my stitches, said thank you in Portuguese (Obrigado) to the doctor and went right back to playing soccer. Another time, my mom took her eyes off of me for a second, and I was up on the high board at the swimming pool. I was ...

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Develop a Habit of Being Quiet

Posted by kelly on September 19, 2012 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Noise has been linked to high blood pressure, heart disease, mental health problems, learning disorders, and stress. Alarm clocks, radios, televisions, telephones, computers, copy machines, dishwashers, vacuums, power tools and more invade our lives seven days a week. It’s no wonder we are exhausted and have no idea what’s going on inside ourselves.

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Wellness is all about Energy and Awareness

Posted by kelly on August 15, 2012 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)


All the energies that make up physical human life are fundamentally organized and vibrate according to what we give our attention to and how we feel about what we give our attention to. We all have had destructive thoughts, feelings and emotions. We all have our "stories". If we give attention or awareness to our story long enough, toxic emotions can accumulate in the body and poison it. If we keep reliving our negative experiences, it will make ...

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Taming Your Gremlin

Posted by kelly on July 15, 2012 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

One of the most significant reasons for human suffering is the narrator or inner critic in our heads. It is also known as our Gremlin. You know what I’m talking about. It’s that voice that tells you, “I can’t lose that weight. It’s too hard. I’m too lazy.” Or,” I can’t get that promotion. I’m not smart enough.” Your gremlin is very conniving. It will fabricate fantasizes and dr...

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Changing Your Beliefs Will Change Your Life

Posted by kelly on May 13, 2012 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

 Beliefs create reality.

If you believe something to be true, it will come into your life by putting it into action. Beliefs can be positive or negative and whatever your belief, you will bring it into your life. We all have or have had negative thought patterns in our lives. These negative thoughts can be very deep seated. They are thoughts that are lying underneath and behin...

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Make it A Great Day!

Posted by kelly on March 15, 2012 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

How often do you allow the circumstances of each day, or even the mood that you are in affect your feelings and thinking about the rest of the day? I’m sure that this occurs way too often. You have probably let the weather, some comment made or even the way someone looks at you affect your mood and your perspective of the day.

You are surrendering your power when you do this. Take your power back. Take ba...

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The Value of One Hour- Priceless

Posted by kelly on February 10, 2012 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)

(Excerpted from an article by John Assaraf)

If you invest one hour each day in understanding yourself and your environment better, you will accumulate nine 40-hour weeks over the course of a year!

Over the course of just five years you will have invested the equivalent of 1825 hours of focus on whatever you desire to accomplish in your life.

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When All Four Energies Come Together

Posted by kelly on February 8, 2012 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

This morning I took a spin class that brought me to a state of true bliss. Martha, a very seasoned instructor I hadn't met yet, was able to activate my physical, mental, emotional and spiritual energies all at once. The music was all instrumental, some African drumming with some jazz mingled in. :) I loved it! She took us on a strength ride, some standing and seated climbs and seated flats.


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