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Connecting to our Wisdom, Our Inner Guide

Who is your enemy? Mind is your enemy.  Who is your friend? Mind is your friend. – Buddha For an upcoming yoga support group, Reflect, Relax, Renew, I have been exploring the idea of wisdom.  We throw around the word wisdom, but do we really know what it is and what it means to embody

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Nurturing Love by Practicing it

We all wish for and long for love and it is not something that just magically happens, it is something that must be nurtured and taken care of in order to grow and flourish.  I had a wise professor tell me once that he believed people fell into hope versus fell into love.  I think

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Spring Renewal from the Attitude of Equanimity

“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.” ~ Proverb I thank my yoga teacher, Kimi Marin, for the inspiration behind this blog post.  She helped me ease into my discomfort around admitting to myself I have been feeling quite tired or “blah” for lack of better words for the last couple

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Creating Space and Relieving Stress with Mantra

When we are under an immense amount of pressure and feeling stressed our minds are often preoccupied and racing with thoughts and our body and muscles may ache from the tension of holding them tight.   Stress is inevitable. We may have some stressors we can take off our plates, but for the most part we

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Turning In to Your Anxiety

My favorite approach with anxiety is to turn towards it and into it and challenge myself and clients to form a new relationship with their anxiety. Our instinctual response with anxiety is to fight it, ignore it, or run from it. Anxiety is inevitable, but suffering from our anxiety is not. This is mindfulness and

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Accessing Your Wise Mind

One of my favorite activities with my clients, young or old, is to talk with them about their wise mind and help them access it. We all have one; it is more commonly referred to as your gut instinct, intuition, or common sense. It is the ability to make healthy decisions about your life based

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Being Vulnerable

I recently read Brene Brown’s book Daring Greatly, How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way we Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. Brene defines vulnerability as “uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure”.   She speaks about how vulnerability is the opposite of weakness it takes courage, trust, and inner strength and confidence to be vulnerable. After reading

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Danelle Chapman of Danelle Chapman Counseling and Mindful Movement

Hi, I’m Danelle Chapman!
I am a Licensed School Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified Yoga Calm® Teacher, and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). I offer mindful movement and individual counseling services to anyone ages pre-teen to adult in the Parker, CO area.


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