Reclaiming Joy

February 23rd, 2014 by Dearbhla Kelly

Like most long-term yoga practitioners and teachers, gratitude is the heart of my practice; yoga connects me to a wellspring of joy and brings meaning and depth to my whole life. Practicing yoga has changed me, made me calmer, less anxious, more equanimous. It’s given me a physiological way to deal with trauma that was […]

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10 Ways Yoga Can Help Your Marriage

February 23rd, 2014 by Dearbhla Kelly

“Yoga” translates as “union.” The tradition teaches that the union we’re seeking begins with ourselves and ultimately extends to all beings and to the universe itself. Marriage is also a union, a union of two persons committed to sharing their lives in a loving relationship. Here are 10 ways yoga can help your marriage: Read […]

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How New-Agey, Trite Affirmations Can Lead Us to Happiness

February 23rd, 2014 by Dearbhla Kelly

Plasticity is the brain’s ability to reconfigure itself, to establish and dissolve connections between its different parts.No doubt you’ve heard the phrase ‘neurons that wire together fire together,’ but what exactly does it mean? When one neuron (nerve cell) wants to ‘talk’ to another, it communicates by way of an electrochemical signal. An electrical signal […]

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Plasticity and the Power of Affirmations

February 23rd, 2014 by Dearbhla Kelly

“What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life tomorrow: our life is the creation of our mind.” Buddha Do you think affirmations are new-agey and trite? I mean, really, as if, “I am the very source of abundance and love itself” taped on your mirror is […]

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How To Survive Being Married To A Musician

May 15th, 2013 by Dearbhla Kelly

So you’re married to a musician? If you’ve made it that far, you probably already know everything you’re about to read here, so it may be a better use of your time to have a nice relaxing bath, practice yoga or whatever rocks your boat. If you continue to read, please appreciate that this applies […]

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