Yoga

#48 Become Friends with the Present Moment

How often are your thoughts about things in the past or the future? Are you able to be in the present moment and enjoy where you are, right now? Whether you are constantly running around and too busy to focus on where you are now, or if you don’t like to think about where you are now, this podcast will get you to stretch your mind and encourage you to make friends with the present moment. We all can benefit from taking time out for ourselves, spend the next eight minutes doing just that and be in the moment!

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#47 Big Problems or Small Problems-You Decide

In this weeks podcast we look at our problems and learn ways we can not only decide if they are big or small to us, but also how we want to look at them. We’ll stretch our minds and think about what we consider a problem now and what we thought was a problem in our past. We get to choose how we look at situations and we get to decide how we perceive our problems. But we can change our thoughts about a situation by looking at it from a different view.

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#46 Acceptance of Things we cannot Change

How often do you spend trying to change someone else? Are you able to believe and accept the fact that the only person you can change is yourself? A friend of mine recently said “I can’t change it, I can only do my best with it” when talking about a family members personality trait. This attitude and recognition is so important if we want to lead a more peaceful life. Listen to this weeks podcast and stretch your mind to think about this and how you can bring more peace to your life by adopting this mantra when dealing with others.

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#45 Your Business or None of Your Business?

“If it’s none of your business, don’t make it your business” is this weeks Mind Yoga Quick Quote. I’ll talk about and encourage you to stretch your mind and really think about how often we give our opinion when not even asked and why we use the excuse “I was just trying to help”. Once we can become aware of how often we try to help others when we were not asked to, and once we can start to “mind our own business”, we will learn to have more peace in our lives.

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#43 Take Control Instead of Losing Control

“Take Control Instead of Losing Control” is this weeks quick quote. Do you find yourself losing the ability to think and act rationally? Do you lose your temper more than you care to admit? In this week’s episode I encourage you to stretch your mind and think about why…why do we let things get the best of us and how can we have more control of our lives? We can’t control others but we CAN control ourselves. Learn how you can do this and have more peace in your life.

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#41 FORGIVENESS

FORGIVENESS! It’s so important and we have total control whether we choose to forgive someone, but we often don’t. Why? Why can’t we move on and forgive others? As we begin a New Year, let’s try to forgive others (including ourselves) and start the New Year with a clean slate. In this week’s podcast I rebroadcast a previous episode on forgiveness and I also ask you if you can’t forgive someone, how can you expect others to forgive you? We all need forgiveness—we all have hurt people and not realized it. Forgiveness cleanses our soul and helps us to grow. Start now by getting out your Mental Mat and listening for the next few minutes.

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#40 LOVE

This week’s podcast is a re-broadcast of an earlier Mind Yoga Quick Quotes and is one I got the most feedback on. Everyone Loves LOVE! And because during the holiday season, we tend to spend more time with those we love, I thought it appropriate to re-play and get our minds stretched some more on this subject. Listen and start exercising your mind and may your holiday season be filled with many moments with those you LOVE.

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#39 Our thoughts can be like a Runaway Train

Our minds are so powerful and yet we often don’t give a second thought to our thoughts. Without a conductor, a train will become a runaway train, and our mind is similar. We CAN learn to keep it on track and avoid disaster. It takes practice and patience. Listen this week and give your mind a mental workout. I’ll ask you some warm up questions to get your mind stretched so you can start exercising your most important muscle—your Mind!

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#38 Our Ego vs our Soul

In this weeks podcast I talk about our Ego’s and how our Ego plays a big part of how we think and ultimately feel. I give you some questions to begin to stretch your mind and think about how often you may, without even knowing it, be responding because of your Ego vs your Soul. Take seven minutes for your mental health and listen.

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#37 No One Can Make You Feel Inferior...

Eleanor Roosevelt said “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”. This week we take a deep dive into this quote and really begin to uncover why this is true. People say things and we feel all different feelings based on what they said, but it is not what they said, but how we think about what they said, that makes us feel a certain way. Take out your Mental Mat and get ready to stretch your mind!

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#36 Closed Minds Never Open New Doors

“Closed Minds never open New Doors”. In this weeks podcast I discuss the benefits of having an open mind and I encourage you to stretch your mind and think about if you do or not. We often think we do, but there may be areas in your life where your mind is closed and you don’t even realize it. When are minds are open, we can receive more. Listen and start your mental workout for the day!

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#35 Be Thankful More

“We don’t need more to Thankful for, we need to be Thankful More!”—This week I ask you to stretch your mind and really think about all you have to be thankful for and I give you some ideas on things we often take for granted, but are true blessings in our life. Gratitude is something I encourage you to think about daily, not just at this time of year. Listen and learn how to get started.

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#34 WORRYING

Are you a worry wart? Do you spend time worrying about things you have no control over? Do you worry about not just yourself, but others too? In this week’s episode I’ll talk about worrying and how 99% of what you worry about never happens. Listen for 7 minutes, stretch your mind and learn how to have more peace in your life.

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#31 Are you a Product or Prisoner of your Past?

“We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it”-Rick Warren. Do you use circumstances from your past as excuses for your life now? Listen to this weeks episode and learn how not only is this hurting you, but how you can move forward and Let Go of a past that is no longer serving you.

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#30 Is it wrong or just different?

How do we find peace when we disagree with others? This week's quote is from a book I am reading by Deborah Hanlon. It is "As we begin to Grow, we begin to think Less of something as being Wrong and have more Understanding of things being Different". Listen and learn how to stretch your mind and think about things a little differently. I'll challenge you to think about this throughout your week and hopefully you will learn we don't always have to be right to be happy.

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#29 - Abundance is always present

“We don’t create abundance, abundance is always present. We create limitations”. Do you agree with this statement? In this weeks podcast I talk about abundance and encourage you to stretch your mind and think about this quote. Abundance is Everywhere, but why do we not realize this? Listen and explore how we can change our mindset and learn to tap into the abundance that is all around us.

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#26 Attitude & Effort

The Two Things in Life You have Total Control Over: Your Attitude and Your Effort-Billy Cox.

Do you ever stop to think about this? Do you often blame others if you are in a bad mood? In this week’s podcast I encourage you to take out your Mental Mat and really think about this quote and start to see how true it really is.

#25 Worrying about Others

Do you worry about other people in your life a lot?  Do you feel sad, mad, angry depressed when you do this?  This week's quote is "A lot of what weighs you down isn't yours to carry" and I discuss why this is so important to understand.  We can live a more peaceful life when we learn how to recognize when we are doing this and learn how to stop doing this.