Daily Practice: The Power of Evening Ritual

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(This is an excerpt from an article featured in Over the Moon Magazine)

It’s nearly summer, when the call of the morning birds floats into your bedroom even before the sun has broken the horizon. A breeze balloons behind the long, linen curtains. You drink in a deeper breath, feeling a sweetness like honey fill you.

Pausing to linger luxuriously in this sleepy elation, you think to yourself, I’m so grateful for this day. I’m so grateful for a good night’s sleep. I’m so grateful to be alive! May I live this day to the fullest, for it may be my last.
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How to Create More Spiritual Connection in Your Daily Life

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(This article is written by WOHW Certified Teacher, Megan Roop. It’s also an excerpt from our July 2015 newsletter. View the full newsletter here.)

Lying on my back with my arms and legs spread wide, I’m sprawled out like a starfish on the red rock. As I gaze up at the full moon and the starry summer night, I feel my body relax, heart open and mind quiet. With each breath, I notice all the places I’m holding on and feel the restriction dissipate. I take in the silence of the Utah high desert — hearing nothing, yet through the silence feeling the earth pulsing.
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Profile of a Happy Woman: Francesca Cervero

Since community is central to our journeys into empowered womanhood, this ongoing series is a chance to hear from sisters who are living the principles of The Way of the Happy Woman in their daily lives– inner and outer. Today, meet a teacher to yoga teachers, Francesca Cervero.
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Do it now. For more magic tomorrow than you had today.

10:30pm: The grand finale of an around-the-clock weekend women’s gathering last fall. As the clock ticked past my bedtime, I yawned. Struggling to sit up straight in our incense-infused temple, I wouldn’t go home until each woman had her turn.

One by one, we bowed in front of the altar. Then we closed our eyes, waved our hands over the deck of tarot-inspired cards spread across the floor, and picked just one.
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SHE Dharma Talk: Creating Beauty from Chaos (mp3)

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In the spring of 2010 I encountered my “Perfect Storm” of three major life events.

My then-boyfriend broke up with me, my landlord asked me to move out of my idyllic Boulder home, and I signed the contract to write my first book, The Way of the Happy Woman— a life-long dream come true.

That crisis became a portal for the next chapter of my life (you can hear the rest of the story in the audio teaching below).
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