Thought to Share

by Augusta Kantra, Licensed Professional Counselor
MS, LPC & E-RYT500
What Are You Giving Up?
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… Mardi Gras is over, and Lent has begun. Often people that observe the season of Lent choose to give up something for those 40 days. When…

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A New Year’s Blessing for You
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Here’s a thought (and a blessing) I’d like to share… Each time we come to an ending, we are offered the opportunity to begin again – a new beginning. The practices of yoga and mindfulness promise that same…

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DOing and BEing
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It’s almost Christmas! It’s also the Winter Solstice – a time of longer nights and shorter days, a time of naturally turning inward. Sometimes, those two energies – Christmas (with…

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Sharpen Your Axe
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… The Woodcutter (an old teaching story) Once upon a time, a very strong woodcutter asked for a job with a timber merchant and he got it. The…

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Tugboats and Heart Tugs
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share…  “We are too busy listening to our thoughts that we don’t hear the wonderful sounds surrounding us…” ~Alina Radoi Early in the morning, sitting with a cup of coffee and…

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A Powerful Ripple
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… Ripples touch places we cannot know or see. ~August Kantra My heart is full, my mind is ignited, and my body is tired. We (David…

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My Journey to and Through Yoga Teacher Training
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… We don’t do yoga to get better at doing yoga. We do yoga to get better at doing Life! ~Augusta Kantra Everything I learn…

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Minimal Cleanup
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… Nature is our greatest teacher. ~ Edna Walling  A hurricane has fierce winds and produces massive amounts of rain.  The warm temperatures of…

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Bittersweet Milestones
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… “We work to recognize the things we need to gracefully allow to end so that we may make room in our lives, and…

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Scan for Joy
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… Here is a story from Pema Chodron’s book “The Places That Scare You”: Once, a cook at Gampo Abbey was feeling very unhappy. Like most…

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