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Don’t Run Away

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Dear Friends, Fall has arrived in Arizona! Just when I was ready to pack up the RV and once again run from the heat the heavens opened up, drenched us with cleansing waters and brought about a much-needed sense of relief. As I begin to reflect back on the year thus far I am in awe of how grace has held me. Descending down into the depths of sadness from the loss of my mom, not to mention the devastating state of the world, through it all love surrounds me. Walking the path that is yoga, and with the support …

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Hip Hip Hooray It’s a Brand-spanking New Year!

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‘Cause 2016 was a wee bit of a challenge. It began with a great big new year’s bang on January 2 when I landed in the hospital for an emergency endoscopy. And that my friends was only the beginning. This past year was fraught with personal health issues that forced me to step away from teaching. It also found me helping move my elderly parents into a senior living community. While facing the mild to severe health concerns of their generation. Not to mention lots of hiccups that occurred in between. Furthermore, this is the second time I’ve helped to …

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Yes, you can let go of the ghost of the past and realize a new dream!

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Many of you have heard me tell my personal tsunami story and how it nearly wiped me out. You’ve listened to me share my strategies and tips on how I overcame the pain and have gone on to live a life I cherish. However, you might not know that I once dreamed of attending college and becoming a 3rd grade teacher, but graduated from barber school instead. Or, that my maternal grandmother left her beloved Italy at the age of 18. Arriving in New York alone where she made it through the challenge that was Ellis Island. My grandmother then traveled to Chicago where she married my grandfather as had been arranged. What we …

Paulette Bodeman Blog: Aspire 2014 – Aligning Mind Body and Soul!

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Wow! I can’t believe that we are well into December and I’m just now writing.   It seems we have been celebrating holidays back to back, and we’re just getting started.   December is also my birthday month. As we wind down 2013, and I approach another birthday I feel drawn to pause, slip away to a quiet place, be in my own company, and reflect.    I’ve also made a conscious choice to not place my attention on what I didn’t achieve or accomplish, but to acknowledge and be filled with gratitude for the many remarkable blessings I have …