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Posts Tagged:meditation

Rethink Your Depression (For open minds only)

What if I told you depression is not a chemical condition, it’s a spiritual one? These sentiments, I’ve felt for some time, were shared by Marianne Williamson in last night’s talk, Tears to Triumph at the Marble Collegiate Church here in NYC. With a whole heck of a lot more street cred, I was thrilled to hear her say many... Read More

Feeling “Meh,” and What to Do With It

At first Elisa and I thought it was summer brain, then it was the heat, and then it was the heaviness of the current state of country/world. Motivation has been low here in our Brooklyn apartment, to say the least. Passion is sputtering along with our attention turned in so many different directions: refugees, suicide bombers, Orlando, #blacklivesmatter. Our energy... Read More

Hurt People, Hurt People #Pulse

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I know tragedies like the Orlando Pulse shooting make us feel all the feelings, including the worst, in my eyes, hopelessness. When I’m without hope on how to change policy or how to contribute to the cause, often times, I just do me. As I wrote this poem, I thought about all the hurt people who hurt people, and even... Read More

A Bit Out of Sorts

kat hurley, prospect park, fall, 2015, i think i'll make it
I’ve been having this itch lately that I’m not doing enough. For weeks I couldn’t quite put my finger on it, but I could best describe the feeling as disconnected. My best guess is that as my schedule is increasingly busier with clients, which I’m quite grateful for, my me-time has been cut dramatically, and I find it ever more... Read More

Empowerment Meditation

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This is a 15-ish minute meditation to remind you of the miracle you were the day you were born, and how nothing has changed in that realm regardless of time, appearance, and circumstance. This short journey will allow you to see your resistance as a teacher, meet it with compassion and offer it some space. Also, we tune into our... Read More

Progress: Ain’t always pretty

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I often hear, “I’m not flexible.” Or, “my body doesn’t do yoga.” Elisa always says, “It’s boring!” I’ll be honest, it was an acquired taste for me too. It’s like the first time I drank vodka and spit it out. It wasn’t until I learned the amazing things it could do for me that I found a way to get... Read More

Nourishment: What we need more of and how it will change us

kat hurley, wife, elisa haggarty, kitten, guatemala
This could be food, drink, noise, TV/news, energy at home/office, social media, literally EVERYTHING we take in is what I consider nourishment. All this stuff, is it nourishing you or depleting you? I look for healthy organic foods, for instance, to nourish me, thought provoking articles, books, podcasts to nourish me, breath work, sleep, meditation and movement (running, walking, biking,... Read More