By no means is this information meant to be all inclusive or diagnostic. This is a brief compilation on causes and types of trauma to increase awareness. For in depth reading I recommend Bessel van der Kolk’s The Body Keeps the Score and Peter Levine’s Waking the Tiger. Yoga instructors interested in specializing in Yoga…

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As I was listening to Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis, over the past few weeks, several times I felt inclined to pause and write a blog post for you. As life moves rapidly and 99% of my Audible time is while I’m driving or deep into cooking, I would mentally note this and…

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Meditation Basics from Regina Rowley and I Am Priceless, Inc. Meditation means “to become familiar with”. It is one way of inner self exploration; journey within for self discovery. Our daily lives tend to draw our senses outward. Reasons: relax, destress, balance emotions, mental stillness, assist problem solving as we gain insights, take us to…

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Meliorism, this unusual word was first known to be used in the 1800s. Being unfamiliar with it, I was excited to learn it was the theme for the TEDx TAMU 2018 Conference. How fitting for me to be nominated and selected for such a momentous conference! Time and again, from friends, family and even fellow…

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This recipe is for my friends who have long suffered through unflaky, tough, heavy biscuits and/or opting for none.  bon apetit! 2 C GF flour (I prefer Namaste brand) 1 tsp xanthan gum (omit if already in flour) 7 Tbsp finely ground almond flour/meal or dry milk powder 1.5 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking…

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Fellow yoga teacher and friend, Tori Palatas shared this poem on Instagram. When I first read her masterpiece I was struck with how much I related. Perhaps you do as well. It is our honor to feature her and her art on I Am Priceless. She did not provide a title so I chose one…

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Two attempted attacks, by a masked man, have left a neighborhood on edge. To quote a local resident, “It is because this is a nice area. So you don’t normally think that anything like that is going to happen around here,” said Ann. While these types of incidents are common enough, it is easier for most…

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Hello Beautiful Souls!   I was doing a little research on empowered and inspiring women when I came across this gem. Maya Angelou has been a huge source of inspiration and encouragemoent to me through the years. However, this is the first time I have seen her reciting her poem Still I Rise.  Enjoy! I appreciate…

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Unexpressed pain leads to hopelessness. Writing, provides a means for me to express my pain, to sort the mess out and start letting it go. Our feelings need to be expressed, they are energy in motion. If we repress, ignore or deny our feelings they don’t go away. Instead they fester and come out deeper,…

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