Spirituality & Health Magazine

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Julie Peters
I’m going to tell you a story. One day, there was a raging bull in the middle of the main street of a small village. None of the villagers could get past. Everyone was upset about this, so the villagers sent their two strongest men to go and fight the bull in the main street. He was too strong,...
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Julie Peters
Yesterday, I wore as much purple as I could muster. Even my eyeshadow was purple. October 20th is Spirit Day : a day of awareness for bullying and suicides in the LGBT community. Coincidentally, I also watched Boys Don’t Cry for the first time the night before—a film based on the true story of...
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Julie Peters
I was once in a workshop with celeb-yogi extraordinaire Sadie Nardini , and she asked us a question that really stuck with me. I’m going to paraphrase here: “If you could tell the world one thing–just one thing, and it would be up there in the sky in every city trailing behind a huge jet or...
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Julie Peters
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the Sanskrit word “guru.” Most of us know it as “teacher” but the Sanskrit breakdown is a little different. See here from the Upanishads: The syllable gu means shadows The syllable ru, he who disperses them, Because of the power to disperse darkness the guru is...
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Julie Peters
Today is my 28th birthday. Birthdays have always been kinda hard for me, all the way since I was four and I had this beautiful confection birthday cake with roses that fell on the floor before I could taste them. I can’t help but think dark thoughts about getting older–those thoughts and feeling...
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Julie Peters
We’ve just passed the Fall equinox, and yet again, summer is turning to autumn which will become winter. We know this, we do it every year, but each time it’s a little different, and we always go through the change with the weather. I think it’s strange that the only thing humans have ever really...
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Julie Peters
Okay, so we all know we need to work on this thing called the “core” we keep hearing about. We know it’s good for the lower back, the digestive system, and we all want little teeny tiny bellies. But the way many of us have come to understand the core in the fitness world is not really, well, right...
By:
Julie Peters
You can’t think and feel at the same time. One of my yoga teachers, Nico Luce, said this in a class the other day, and it’s one of the sweetest, simplest, and most poignant sentences I’ve heard in a while. Yoga is important to me for a lot of reasons, but one of the main reasons I fell in love with...

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