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Pleasance Silicki - yoga mama, creator, bness owner & student of life

Attention (a little Delight)

  "How Does Attention Help You? Our attention practice directly feeds into creating a daily gratitude practice. There are gobs of awesome research out there about how gratitude practices change lives. Gratitude is a natural state, as is love. The yogis believe...

Feeling busy?

I've been hearing it a lot lately. People feeling way too busy... too much to do.. too many people to catch up with... too much work that has to be finished.. The last few weeks of the year can really stress us out. Well, actually I think more and more our lives are...

What is Family Yoga?

Get in comfy clothes. Find a quiet, clutter free space. Wrap your arms around one another and breathe. Play. Move your body in interesting shapes and share how it feels. Name body parts and connections between our mind, body, breath. Let it be short. Give yourself...

Now This.

The time is now.  We are the ones we have been waiting for. All the practice, all the quiet. We were building strength-inner strength, energetic strength, mental strength, physical strength and clarity of mind and of purpose. We are not confused as to who we are or...

Healing Tool Kit

"There is no way out. The only the way is through." Shambala teaching Find a quiet spot. Take a few deep breaths. Ask yourself these questions below- jot them down in a journal or just reflect on the answers that arise. How are you feeling? (no filter, no judgment)...

Forever

Do you have moments in your life that you wish you could stop time? Moments where you feel so much love vibrating in your whole being that you want it to go on and on..... Where it seems as if the whole universe is living and breathing through you? When times are hard...

Ask (Go in and in)

“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.” Shannon L. Alder   Here is a section from my book Delight- which I hope will help give you some guidance as you...

uncertainty.

It's everywhere. words of confusion and sadness. words of hope and faith. you see, right now. in this moment. I want silence. I want truth. I want it all to be known. It's just not how life works. we can't have it that way. In one moment, your life is flowing along...

Remember..

my darling, my love, my strong and wonderful friend- REMEMBER. you are love. you are compassion. you are strength. you do hard things. when the racing thoughts feel like they are taking you down. PAUSE. BREATHE. REMEMBER. slow down enough to listen the wind rustle the...

From STRESS to Chill

She is screaming. "no, mama. NO!" I'm holding her hands down.....very firmly. The light from the afternoon is actually quite beautiful, but her screams are so loud I tune back in. I hold her palms and close my eyes. She is at the dentist. She is in pain. As her anchor...

What to do when it all hurts….

Over the past few weeks many of the people in my life have had to deal with big huge horrible things, heartbreaking  painful truths, annoying illnesses, pain in the body and in the heart along with a huge serving of anger and frustration.  from students to...

5777

What will this year bring? What bumps and joys lie ahead? This time of year, as jews- we reflect on this all.  What last year brought us, taught us, showed us, handed us. And what we can do next year to be better citizens, engaged humans, thoughtful leaders and...