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Nancy
Houston, TX
Yogi, Entrepreneur, and Leadership Coach & Visionary
Interests: Yoga, Leadership, Business, Service, Community
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In case no one else tells you today, I am not worried about you. You are strong enough. You are resilient enough. You are wise. You have everything you need to be able to navigate what comes your way, including asking for help and loving support. I could worry about... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Nancy's Blog
Your perception of your life comes from the way you listen. If you want life to be interesting, be interested. When you are interested, all of a sudden the people and circumstances around you become interesting. The people and things in your life don’t change, you change. If you don’t... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Nancy's Blog
Today marks my 365th post. I gave my word one year ago to write on this blog daily for one year. The feeling of honoring my word in this way feels incredible. It feels totally surprising yet completely ordinary, and I am grateful for t What I would like to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Nancy's Blog
When we move into new challenges and opportunities for growth, our tendency is to put our attention on the discomfort, the challenge, the doubt, or the resistance that we feel. Whatever we put our attention on grows. When we put our attention on the discomfort of the situation it appears... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Nancy's Blog
Today I am working to un-become any amount of these things that I have accidentally become: Domesticated Worried Trained Timid Guarded Frustrated Self-conscious Angry Unforgiving Certain Cynical There is nothing to try to be. Our work is to un-become everything we accidentally became so we can be who we actually... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Nancy's Blog
What if you created today from what you really wanted to share, instead of what you really think other people want to or need to hear? The former is a choice, the latter is a reaction. If you can't yet sense the difference between the two things, this will be... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Nancy's Blog
From the time you were born, and even before, people have been asking you questions. You get asked questions every day, even when you don't realize it. The questions that you take the time to answer shape and create your life to be what it is. Our work is to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Nancy's Blog
You can relax. Because no matter how much you know or don’t know, you always know enough to take the next step. All you need to do, is take a deep breath and remember that you know what you need to know. And because you’ll always know enough to take... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Nancy's Blog
Whatever it is that you have been waiting to do, just freaking do it. Today we launched Live Alive Adventures. This is the third sister company that has spawned out of our BIG community. I am not sharing this to brag. I am sharing this to tell you that if... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
Allowing takes more skill than forcing because allowing is a response, a conscious choice. Forcing is a reaction, a primal action taken without conscious choice. Forcing comes from our opinions and attachments. Allowing comes from our sensing and our wisdom. Allowing comes from love and faith. Forcing comes from animosity... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
When problems occur in life, our human default reaction can be to try to fix them quickly. This usually come from wanting to please other people, and mostly through wanting to make the discomfort that we are feeling go away as fast as possible The problem with the above reaction... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
In any moment, you get the choice about what you envision, and you are always envisioning something. Many times we accidentally spend our time thinking about what could go wrong, why things won't work, what our obstacles will be, who we don't want to disappoint... all of the negative impacts... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
Isn't it a miracle that the sun makes a full rotation every 24 hours and we can rely on that? And isn't it fascinating how our sleep cycles and our bodies and lives work like clockwork with this daily rotation? To me, it all feels like a miracle. This morning... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
The only way feedback is useful is if you use it to become more generous. If you use feedback to become less expressed, more stingy, or to "fit in" more, it's time to change how you're listening. There is also certain feedback that simply isn't useful, and you can be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
The nature of an opportunity is that it goes away. An opportunity arises from a set of circumstances, and circumstances always change.The constraints and deadlines of our circumstances, and the opinions (or our projected opinions) of other people, can trigger us to react to opportunities from a place of fear,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
The most dangerous thing you can do with your life is play it safe. Playing it safe happens only as a result of shoulds. We play it safe when our choices are limited by: How we think we should look to others How we think our our bodies should look... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
Victory is available to you every day if you pause. If you pause at the end of your day and notice where you feel even a little defeated, you can take an action to change that defeat into a victory. Is something feels incomplete, you can take the time to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
I’ll be happy, I’ll take action, I’ll do that thing, I’ll relax, I’ll breathe, I’ll have some fun, I’ll give myself and others permission… when this thing is over, when this project is complete, when I figure it out, when people stop needing things from me, when the tension of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
Of course they won’t. It’s new, it’s different, it threatens the status quo. There will always be people who don’t like it. Asking, "What if people don’t like it?" is like asking if the sun is going to set tonight. A better question to ask is, what if people do... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
Overwhelm is a cheap substitute for: Courage Creativity Faith Communication Responsibility Productivity Imagination Innovation Leadership Service Choosing the cheaper, easier way doesn't only impact you, it impacts all of us because it costs us your contribution. Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
Powerful is a result of enthusiasm, courage, commitment, inspiration, faith, self-love and acceptance, unconditional love of others, and a willingness to get messy. Perfect is a result of fear of standing out, trying to fit in, concern for looking good, addiction to comfort, being in control, abdicating personal choice, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
"Killing time" is possibly one of the worst sayings. Your time on this earth is your most valuable resource. How you use your time is the most important choice you can make, now and always. Looking for a way to kill time is like looking for a way to kill... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
Knowing what you want is only as valuable as what you are willing to do to have that thing. Having a life full of the things you want is only available if you are willing to put in the emotional, spiritual, and mental work to get those things. Are you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
If we only do what is convenient, we get created by our circumstances. We give away our true right to truly choose, and we start to believe that we are powerless. My definition of powerlessness is the feeling that you need the circumstances of your life to be easy and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at Nancy's Blog
When an idea, a goal, or a vision is new, it needs the freedom to play. It needs the space, the time, and the permission to be fully imagined. The question that will stop a brand new, bold idea in its tracks is any version of, “How is the supposed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Nancy's Blog