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THIS WEEKS YOUTUBE VIDEO IS OUT AND ITS JAM-PACKED WITH AWESOME! I sit down with @jamesaspey to talk about veganism and he shares 10 great reasons to go vegan in a positive, uplifting, non-shaming way. We talk about everything from health, environment, ethics, human rights, and a multitude ... THIS WEEKS YOUTUBE VIDEO IS OUT AND ITS JAM-PACKED WITH AWESOME! I sit down with @jamesaspey to talk about veganism and he shares 10 great reasons to go vegan in a positive, uplifting, non-shaming way. We talk about everything from health, environment, ethics, human rights, and a multitude of ways that the small actions we take every day can positively affect our surroundings. A little goes a long way! AND! We make vegan ice cream with only two ingredients! AND I show you how to make oat milk! AND how to make a nut milk bag out of an old onesie (best DIY tip ever). (I told you it’s awesome!)☺️😄😜 Tune un NOW! Link in bio or search Yoga Girl on YouTube! Don’t forget to like and subscribe❤️ Next week we’re going to show you what we eat in a day (so many questions have come in about that, especially for the baby!). x! @carlytaylor269 @dennisfromsalad @loving.lealuna 🎥: @najibgomez #YogaGirl #family #youtube #vlog #community #vegan #health #compassion #love
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Morning swim<span class="emoji emoji2600"></span>️<span class="emoji emoji1f30a"></span>⁣ ⁣ Beyond grateful to have this as my backyard. Can’t believe we’re not here more ...
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Morning swim⁣ ⁣ Beyond grateful to have this as my backyard. Can’t believe we’re not here more often! Intention of the week: balance work with rest and play. Especially play🤗⁣ ⁣ #thankyouthankyouthankyou #vitaminsea #happyblues #aruba #island #caribbean #dream #home Morning swim☀️🌊⁣

Beyond grateful to have this as my backyard. Can’t believe we’re not here more often! Intention of the week: balance work with rest and play. Especially play🤗⁣

#thankyouthankyouthankyou #vitaminsea #happyblues #aruba #island #caribbean #dream #home
New moon feels...<span class="emoji emoji1f319"></span> ⁣ ⁣ This is a good time to get clear on what you want to create over the coming moon ...
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New moon feels... ⁣ ⁣ This is a good time to get clear on what you want to create over the coming moon cycle. This new moon apparently brings about a ton of courage and change (and emotions!) so be intentional with your longing. Light a candle, sit down, breathe deeply and journal on what you ... New moon feels...🌙 ⁣

This is a good time to get clear on what you want to create over the coming moon cycle. This new moon apparently brings about a ton of courage and change (and emotions!) so be intentional with your longing. Light a candle, sit down, breathe deeply and journal on what you wish for. Finish with 5 active things you can do to move a little closer to that wish tomorrow. ⁣It sounds cliche... But it’s real! Making shit happen has less to do with magic and more to do with working your butt off. But a little magic never hurt anyone!✨ Now is the time. New moon was yesterday but you can still sprinkle that moon dust all over. And it’s a beautiful night to sit in silence. x⁣

(shot by @dennisfromsalad just now from our balcony) #newmoon #create #breathe #manifest #surrender #longing #dream #life.
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Feeling so emotional today. Not sure if it’s the new moon or that I’m tired or the fact that this is ...
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Feeling so emotional today. Not sure if it’s the new moon or that I’m tired or the fact that this is the biggest week of all time in terms of our community and our business. When I sit with it I don’t feel pressure but maybe beneath it, that’s what it is. Mostly I’ve just been excited (and stoked to ... Feeling so emotional today. Not sure if it’s the new moon or that I’m tired or the fact that this is the biggest week of all time in terms of our community and our business. When I sit with it I don’t feel pressure but maybe beneath it, that’s what it is. Mostly I’ve just been excited (and stoked to not have to keep any secrets from you anymore!). But I woke up this morning feeling agitated. Went to yoga class and cried the first fifteen minutes through. Minor things that really are major things, I guess. I often feel left out. Alone. And it’s a cycle I keep feeding into; the more left out I feel the more I leave myself out and the more I separate myself and on it goes. I can be so absolutely insecure and sometimes it shows up as over confidence or masquerades as something else. ⁣

Today I just felt... Small. Not seen. Insignificant. So in class instead of taking up space or being big and dynamic I focused on moving deeper into that, on feeling the feeling that’s so damn uncomfortable for me. “No one cares about me”, I thought. “I’m never invited”. “Always holding space for others but no one holds space for me”. For a while I let myself fester in the thoughts and the fears and the insecurities that all hurt so much and with them came a wave of pain. I cried for a really long time. The thing about feelings... There is no way around them. You can fake your way toward happiness and confidence but if it’s not the reality of what’s within you, it’s not going to change anything but just come back around another day. The only way out is through. Today I’ve just felt small and insignificant all day. It hasn’t killed me. Nothing terrible has happened. ⁣

And now, sitting with my baby on my lap I realized... The feeling has passed. I feel good again. At peace. Calm. And it required no drama, no confrontation, no change of any kind. I matter. I do.⁣

So I guess what I’m trying to say is... Feel your feelings, lovelies. Even when they hurt. ⁣
They’re here for a reason. x
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“OJ OJ OJ” (this is the most Swedish thing to say of all time btw) Tag your messiest friend! #coconutyoghurt #ojojoj #toddler #mess #messy #joy #love #lealuna “OJ OJ OJ” 😂😂😂😂😂
(this is the most Swedish thing to say of all time btw)

Tag your messiest friend!😋😍😌😆 #coconutyoghurt #ojojoj #toddler #mess #messy #joy #love #lealuna
Just lying in bed thinking about the state of the world... Swedish election is today. Trump situation ...
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Just lying in bed thinking about the state of the world... Swedish election is today. Trump situation feels absolutely surreal. So does the refugee situation, the general state of the planet and the views of so many people in terms of race, gender and justice absolutely everywhere. Looking ... Just lying in bed thinking about the state of the world... Swedish election is today. Trump situation feels absolutely surreal. So does the refugee situation, the general state of the planet and the views of so many people in terms of race, gender and justice absolutely everywhere. Looking from the outside the world is so damn forked up. Where are we going? What’s next? I have no advice here. All I know is that it’s good to talk about absolutely everything. Our pain, our insecurities, our struggles. Our opposing views. It’s good to talk. Connecting is a good thing. So is pausing to remember what’s important. When I feel hopeless about the state of the world (just about every five minutes or so) I stop and hug little moon. I nuzzle my face into her neck and breathe with her for a little while. She smells like hope. Strawberries and oatmeal and hope.
Stay hopeful. Take action. Pause for snuggles. .
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(guess I had some advice in me after all...)❤️ #act #hope #change #believe #love #changeadiaperchangetheworld
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Little moon mesmerized by our new amethyst piece<span class="emoji emoji2728"></span> ⁣ ⁣ We slept zero hours last night. Like, for ...
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Little moon mesmerized by our new amethyst piece ⁣ ⁣ We slept zero hours last night. Like, for real. You can’t tell by this picture because when she smiles her whole being lights up in an outer worldly way but she is sick right now and spent all night awake and sad. I taught this morning and listened ... Little moon mesmerized by our new amethyst piece✨ ⁣

We slept zero hours last night. Like, for real. You can’t tell by this picture because when she smiles her whole being lights up in an outer worldly way but she is sick right now and spent all night awake and sad. I taught this morning and listened to @jamesaspey speak at the studio and we filmed this weeks YouTube video and I made banana bread and edited what felt like a thousand pages of content and now I put moon baby to bed and she is beside herself. Somehow if I go in there it gets worse(??) and if we put her in our bed she freaks out(???) and nothing works so I know my only option is to sit here and breathe. It will last for 2 minutes, max. As I wrote that - max - she settled down and now she’s quiet. Hearing her cry, even if for just a minute, hurts deep in the center of my soul. ⁣

Today we talked about veganism for so long and I always try to not listen when it gets to the bad and the painful. Did you know that chickens sing to their babies? And that baby boy chicks get thrown in a shredder alive as soon as they are born, because they are seen as a waste product? Mama cows are pregnant for 9 months, just like humans. They cry for their babies when they are taken away and after it’s happened once, they birth in terror, knowing they won’t get to keep their baby calf. For every carton of dairy milk and cheese and ice cream we consume there is a momma looking for her baby. A baby torn from her mom. ⁣

Pigs say over 80 different things to each other. They speak. Like us. They’re the third smartest animal on the planet - more intelligent and more compassionate than dogs. Fish feel pain more acutely than humans do. ⁣

WE ALL WANT TO LIVE. Every being, human or animal, wants to live. We can argue all we want but this is a fact. Nobody wants to die. Nobody wants to suffer. I think about this when my baby cries, wondering how many babies are out there crying out for help in this very second, knowing no one is coming for them. ⁣

I can’t close my eyes to what my heart tells me is so true: I don’t want to take part in this suffering ever again. Vegan video coming soon🌱❤️ #love
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My girl<span class="emoji emoji2764"></span>️ ⁣ ⁣ Every morning she wakes up and the first thing she does is put on this hat. Backwards. ...
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My girl️ ⁣ ⁣ Every morning she wakes up and the first thing she does is put on this hat. Backwards. If it falls off she gets very upset but doesn’t allow me to put it back on - apparently daddy is the only one who knows how the hat is supposed to go (probably true). She sings to herself in the morning ... My girl❤️ ⁣

Every morning she wakes up and the first thing she does is put on this hat. Backwards. If it falls off she gets very upset but doesn’t allow me to put it back on - apparently daddy is the only one who knows how the hat is supposed to go (probably true). She sings to herself in the morning when she wakes up. Puts sentences together. Asks for “vatten - awa- vatten” (water in Swedish and Papiamento). Makes me chase her when it’s time to get dressed. Laughs, all the time. Throws herself on the floor for no apparent reason and refuses to get up, all the time. Still doesn’t know how to climb. Still eats anything you put on a plate in front of her. She loves dinosaurs and cars and Peppa Pig. In a few days she’ll be a year and a half! Little moon. I want her to stay little forever😭 (but at the same time the growing up part just gets better and better)❤️ @loving.lealuna #lealuna #littlemoon #sharkbaby #toddler #love
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Today on the From The Heart Podcast - HOW TO BE A ALLY FOR WOMEN OF COLOR with the beautiful @rachel.cargle ...
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Today on the From The Heart Podcast - HOW TO BE A ALLY FOR WOMEN OF COLOR with the beautiful @rachel.cargle ️⁣ ⁣ This is one of the most important conversations ever recorded on the show. Rachel shares how she came to do this type of work and I share my fears about doing the wrong thing and how ... Today on the From The Heart Podcast - HOW TO BE A ALLY FOR WOMEN OF COLOR with the beautiful @rachel.cargle ❤️⁣

This is one of the most important conversations ever recorded on the show. Rachel shares how she came to do this type of work and I share my fears about doing the wrong thing and how for most of my life, I’ve been living under the dangerous veil of being “colorblind”. We talk about the reality of racial divide and oppression happening all over the world, white privilege, feminism and much more. Tune in to learn about how to sit with discomfort to allow conversations about race to fully unfold, the meaning of spiritual bypassing, white saviorism, tone policing, exceptionalism, and how good intentions are not enough to change the impact we have on our society. ⁣


#intersectionalfeminism #race #action #impact #rachelcargle #conversation #fromtheheart
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SWEDEN! My right to vote was revoked earlier this year(!!!!) when Sweden decided to (without notice) ...
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SWEDEN! My right to vote was revoked earlier this year(!!!!) when Sweden decided to (without notice) fully de-register me and it happened to coincide with my 10th year abroad, affecting my automatic right to vote. As a Swede currently living abroad I should still be able to cast my vote and ... SWEDEN! My right to vote was revoked earlier this year(!!!!) when Sweden decided to (without notice) fully de-register me and it happened to coincide with my 10th year abroad, affecting my automatic right to vote. As a Swede currently living abroad I should still be able to cast my vote and the fact that the country is littered with people about to vote for an openly racist party, means that my vote matters more than ever. We are at a serious risk of having a political party that wants to REDUCE women’s rights, remove equal parental leave, make abortion (that’s been legal in Sweden since 1938) rights limited, is openly against LGBTQ rights, thinks that Muslims are the “greatest threat to our nation”, and want to close our borders to people fleeing war and famine take over our government and it is beyond terrifying.
I can’t vote. You can. RÖSTA FÖR KVINNOR! För jämlikhet. För antirasism. För ett samhälle som värderar oss alla på samma sätt. Rösta för kärlek!
Wish I could vote this weekend. Hope I can still make my voice heard, even just a little bit. x #rösta #vote #valet
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Magic is on the horizon. ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ (Announcing SOON. Want to be the first to find out what’s coming? ...
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Magic is on the horizon. ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ (Announcing SOON. Want to be the first to find out what’s coming? Sign up for the newsletter at rachelbrathen.com.) ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #YogaGirl #community #magic #butterflies #patience Magic is on the horizon. ⁣



(Announcing SOON. Want to be the first to find out what’s coming? Sign up for the newsletter at rachelbrathen.com.) ⁣


#YogaGirl #community #magic #butterflies #patience
My guy<span class="emoji emoji2764"></span>️ He is sitting across from me at the kitchen table right now, eating a peanut butter sandwich, ...
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My guy️ He is sitting across from me at the kitchen table right now, eating a peanut butter sandwich, answering emails. We have been through so much in our close to 9 years together; gone so many places, seen a ton of countries, had wild adventures... It’s been an amazing ride. But I get the feeling ... My guy❤️ He is sitting across from me at the kitchen table right now, eating a peanut butter sandwich, answering emails. We have been through so much in our close to 9 years together; gone so many places, seen a ton of countries, had wild adventures... It’s been an amazing ride. But I get the feeling that at the end of my life, when all is said and done, the moments I’ll remember aren’t the extraordinary and impressive. They’re not going to be the romantic kisses on sailing trips with the wind blowing in our hair, sun about to set. They won’t be the waterfalls, the fireworks, the once in a blue moon jaw-dropping sunsets. They will be moments like this one, right here, right now. Both of us tired from a night of little sleep, taking care of an overtired baby. Him munching on his PB&J. Me, typing away at the computer. Dirty dishes in the sink. Cold coffee in my cup. Baby monitor between us.
The extraordinary lies in the day to day. The boring. The mundane.
The moments I’ll remember are the ones that unfold in the in between. That string together the love and struggles and joy and frustration and beauty that make up our family and our lives.
It’s challenging and easy. It’s perfectly flawed. It holds my whole heart.
It’s home.
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This sky... It’s a perfect reflection of my heart right now. Hot damn has this been an intense few ...
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This sky... It’s a perfect reflection of my heart right now. Hot damn has this been an intense few weeks! I’ve felt attacked. Humbled. Grateful. Angry. Supported. Clueless. In awe. Introspective. Worthless. Quiet. Loud. I’ve felt it all. Right now, I’m just goddamn happy to be here. Like, ... This sky... It’s a perfect reflection of my heart right now. Hot damn has this been an intense few weeks! I’ve felt attacked. Humbled. Grateful. Angry. Supported. Clueless. In awe. Introspective. Worthless. Quiet. Loud. I’ve felt it all.
Right now, I’m just goddamn happy to be here. Like, what the fuck. Look at this sky. Look at it! Look up. Look up, wherever you are. We belong here. Right here - this is us. There is so much more that connects us than separates us. How amazing that we get to play this tiny and ginormous part
in such a beautifully complex universe.
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Magical sunset and dinner with awesome people... And now we’re in the car rushing home because the ...
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Magical sunset and dinner with awesome people... And now we’re in the car rushing home because the baby won’t stop crying. At least we made it through appetizers🤷🏼‍♀️😬 Parenthood. Hard as hell sometimes. Wouldn’t trade it for the worldMagical sunset and dinner with awesome people... And now we’re in the car rushing home because the baby won’t stop crying. At least we made it through appetizers🤷🏼‍♀️🙈😬 Parenthood. Hard as hell sometimes. Wouldn’t trade it for the world❤️
MY MORNING ROUTINE! This weeks video is live and in it I share our whole morning routine as a family. Yoga practice at dawn, journaling sessions, meditation, dog pee on the floor, smoothies, oatmeal, a shrieking baby and a husband that keeps hitting the snooze button. A pretty regular morning ... MY MORNING ROUTINE! This weeks video is live and in it I share our whole morning routine as a family. Yoga practice at dawn, journaling sessions, meditation, dog pee on the floor, smoothies, oatmeal, a shrieking baby and a husband that keeps hitting the snooze button. A pretty regular morning in our day-to-day!🙈☺️ Link un bio to watch. Like and subscribe and let us know what you want to join in for next week!❤️ 🎥: @najibgomez #family #YogaGirl #youtube #vlog #commnity #morning #morningroutine
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Well, hello! I’m back. Three days away from here - felt like three months. In a good way. Anyway, ...
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Well, hello! I’m back. Three days away from here - felt like three months. In a good way. Anyway, I wrote a blog. A big one! On cultural appropriation, inclusivity and yoga. Link in bioWell, hello! I’m back. Three days away from here - felt like three months. In a good way.
Anyway, I wrote a blog. A big one! On cultural appropriation, inclusivity and yoga. Link in bio❤️
Taking a break. I’m tired... Super tired. About to soak my bones in this magical little moon bath ...
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Taking a break. I’m tired... Super tired. About to soak my bones in this magical little moon bath - turning my phone off for a few days. See you when I see you. Be kind to each other. x Taking a break. I’m tired... Super tired. About to soak my bones in this magical little moon bath - turning my phone off for a few days. See you when I see you.
Be kind to each other. x
After much anticipation, I’m so happy that today is podcast day and in today’s episode we talk cultural ...
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After much anticipation, I’m so happy that today is podcast day and in today’s episode we talk cultural appropriation! I invited @susannabarkataki on the show to discuss this important (and sensitive!) topic in depth. Susanna is a teacher, inclusivity promoter, yoga culture advocate ... After much anticipation, I’m so happy that today is podcast day and in today’s episode we talk cultural appropriation! I invited @susannabarkataki on the show to discuss this important (and sensitive!) topic in depth. Susanna is a teacher, inclusivity promoter, yoga culture advocate and also the author of the original article “How to Decolonize Your Yoga Practice” that was widely circulated across social media over the past few weeks. So - What is cultural appropriation and how does it relate to yoga? Where do we draw the line between cultural appreciation and appropriation? As westerners, is it ok for us to teach and practice yoga? Is it cultural appropriation to use mala beads, to chant and to put your hands in prayer? Listen in to hear us discuss all of this and much more.

I am writing an article on what I’ve learned and changes we have made at the studio thus far. So grateful for @susannabarkataki and this constructive conversation! Make sure you follow her here on Instagram - this is just the beginning of this conversation and we have more coming (and, more voices sharing their points of view too!). x #yoga #community #culture
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One week until we release something we’ve been working on for... A long time. Since before baby. ...
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One week until we release something we’ve been working on for... A long time. Since before baby. Maybe my entire life. I’m nervous as hell. Excited. Tired. I’ve had a headache for over a week and yesterday my jaw started throbbing and it looks like it’s wisdom teeth. Not sure yet. I’m in denial. ... One week until we release something we’ve been working on for... A long time. Since before baby. Maybe my entire life. I’m nervous as hell. Excited. Tired. I’ve had a headache for over a week and yesterday my jaw started throbbing and it looks like it’s wisdom teeth. Not sure yet. I’m in denial. And pain. Wisdom descending! Our wisdom teeth connect to our heart meridian and I read that wisdom tooth pain energetically relates to self-criticism and judgement. I believe in the connection between the body and the heart... But also that sometimes teeth just cut through gums and it hurts like hell😬
Right now the fear of it “becoming a thing” (ie needing surgery) is worse than the pain (I have a mega aversion to needles and dentist) so I’m trying to sit with it and breathe with it and be here, now. I have so much work to do but the headache is clouding my brain. So I float in and out of work; writing, mostly, and playing with the baby. She is so joyful these days. It blows my mind. And she has new teeth coming, too! I like the idea that we’re both teething at the same time🙈😋 everything comes with a connection to something bigger. Something important. I feel it when I sit down and listen❤️ #wisdom #newchapter #pain #love #teeth #heart #gratitude
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Motherhood is the easiest and hardest thing I’ve ever done. It changes me every day. Raising her ...
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Motherhood is the easiest and hardest thing I’ve ever done. It changes me every day. Raising her raises me up and humbles me at the same time. . We spend a lot of time on the floor these days. She likes to lie down flat on the ground, any place, any time. Especially if she gets upset or if she’s trying ... Motherhood is the easiest and hardest thing I’ve ever done. It changes me every day. Raising her raises me up and humbles me at the same time. .

We spend a lot of time on the floor these days. She likes to lie down flat on the ground, any place, any time. Especially if she gets upset or if she’s trying to grasp something new (I don’t like the word tantrum) - she plops herself down and refuses to get up. So I lie down with her. Hold her hand until she’s ready. Suddenly the moment is over and she hops up and laughs and we continue with our day. It’s so interesting, allowing her to flow through whatever comes.
Right now she is at daycare and I don’t know if it’s a good thing or a bad thing. She cries when we drop her off but when we pick her up she is so joyful. She loves playing with other kids. She’s learning her fourth and fifth languages there. One day she will go to school and I feel intuitively that it’s good for her to spend a few hours a day in a group. But at the same time I agonize over it - she doesn’t actually have to be there. It’s separation and right now, unnecessary. She could be home, with me, every day.
This is what parenting is like. An endless back and forth, wondering what’s right and what’s wrong. I have no idea. All I know is that lying flat on the ground, her hand in mine, in the strangest of places... It’s the best part of my day. #motherhood
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TUESDAY HAS OFFICIALLY BECOME YOUTUBE DAY! Click the link in my bio to find out why is absolutely crucial to wear $100 yoga pants. Seriously. You need them. Can’t reach enlightenment without em! 🤓 . . . LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE! We put our new videos every Tuesday. Had so much fun filming this ... TUESDAY HAS OFFICIALLY BECOME YOUTUBE DAY! Click the link in my bio to find out why is absolutely crucial to wear $100 yoga pants. Seriously. You need them. Can’t reach enlightenment without em! 👻💩🤓 . .
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LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE! We put our new videos every Tuesday. Had so much fun filming this (wait for the bloopers)! Hehe. x #youtube #yogagirl #yogapants #yogaeverydamnday
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Woke up feeling hopeless this morning. Then I spoke to @cherylstrayed for 67 minutes and now I’m ...
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Woke up feeling hopeless this morning. Then I spoke to @cherylstrayed for 67 minutes and now I’m feeling hopeful. Thank you, Cheryl. For all that you are. Podcast coming soon️ #fromtheheart #yogagirlpodcast #cherylstrayed #hope Woke up feeling hopeless this morning. Then I spoke to @cherylstrayed for 67 minutes and now I’m feeling hopeful. Thank you, Cheryl. For all that you are.
Podcast coming soon☺️ #fromtheheart #yogagirlpodcast #cherylstrayed #hope
We are coming back to Sweden! I’m assisting Path of Love in Motala September 27-October 4 and there ...
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We are coming back to Sweden! I’m assisting Path of Love in Motala September 27-October 4 and there are a few spots open. Path of Love is a healing process that helped me immensely... It’s non-yoga related but involves meditation and holistic, heart-centered therapeutic work and I couldn’t ... We are coming back to Sweden! I’m assisting Path of Love in Motala September 27-October 4 and there are a few spots open. Path of Love is a healing process that helped me immensely... It’s non-yoga related but involves meditation and holistic, heart-centered therapeutic work and I couldn’t recommend it more. If you are going through something heavy, making your way through pain or trauma or challenge of any kind or simply looking for purpose... This might be for you. Note that I am not teaching or leading this group but simply holding space through assisting. There is an interview process beforehand - click the link in my bio to find out more or email [email protected] to sign up and get the process started. It’s a full week and all in English and you need no specific experience prior (just emotional maturity and your feet on the ground). Can’t wait to move through this process with you!💛 (and to squeeze our Sweden fam!!!) x #pathoflove #process #therapy #meditation #healing #life #love
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Growing up like this... #beachbaby Growing up like this...💙 #beachbaby
3 days of conference on child abuse and here are my most important takeaways: One of the 10 commandments ...
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3 days of conference on child abuse and here are my most important takeaways: One of the 10 commandments says: “Honor Thy Mother and Thy Father”. There is no commandment that speaks about honoring children. 40 million children suffer from abuse every year. There is a term for the killing ... 3 days of conference on child abuse and here are my most important takeaways:

One of the 10 commandments says: “Honor Thy Mother and Thy Father”. There is no commandment that speaks about honoring children.
40 million children suffer from abuse every year.
There is a term for the killing of children: filicide. It’s more common than you think but often either kept behind closed doors or sensationalized by the press.
People who abuse their children are often victims of trauma and abuse themselves.

On our neighbor island of Curacao, 50% of children report abuse at home. One in two children. We are still waiting for reliable data in Aruba, but chances are numbers are similar.
Spanking and smacking your child is child abuse (by definition). It’s a criminal offense punishable by law in 43 of the most developed countries in the world.
Children who grow up getting spanked are likely to spank their own children as parents and for some, the line between spanking and hitting blurs.

The professionals in this field are EXHAUSTED. I sat through 3 days on this topic, often covering my eyes during seminars because it was too much to manage. I celebrate every social worker, psychologist, therapist and pediatrician out there dealing with this on a day to day basis. You not only deserve some sort of award for doing immensely important work, but most importantly: support to continue on. This fact blew my mind - out of professionals who support people who have lived through serious trauma, 50% experience trauma of their own of THE SAME intensity as the person they are treating (who experienced the trauma in the first place). Conclusion: helping people move through trauma can be traumatic. Everyone doing his work needs support. There are children getting physically, sexually and emotionally abused in our very own communities right now. The question is: How can we help them? I will be dedicating the next few years of my life to figuring that out. ➡️ @yogagirlfoundation .
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PS - every worker in the field present at the conference this weekend - come take free yoga classes at the studio. For as long as you need. Bring your conference pass to check in. x
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THIS LITTLE BEAM OF LIGHT!!! Look at her! I honestly can’t remember what life was like before. I love ...
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THIS LITTLE BEAM OF LIGHT!!! Look at her! I honestly can’t remember what life was like before. I love her so damn much. And we look so damn cute together I want to frame all of these. Her little kimono hanging off the shoulder like she’s a grown up and she’s on her way to brunch or something. The cuteness ... THIS LITTLE BEAM OF LIGHT!!! Look at her! I honestly can’t remember what life was like before. I love her so damn much. And we look so damn cute together I want to frame all of these. Her little kimono hanging off the shoulder like she’s a grown up and she’s on her way to brunch or something. The cuteness of her every day, it just kills me. @dennisfromsalad took these in five seconds and I took them off the camera raw just now. Look at her face. Her face! I die. It’s all too much. The love. ITS JUST TOO MUCH😭😍😭 (sometimes I just go a little nuts about this baby)🙈🦖😅 #sharkbaby #lealuna #motherhood
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Happy podcast day everyone! In this weeks episode I sit down with Nathan Connelly from @snowpatrol ...
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Happy podcast day everyone! In this weeks episode I sit down with Nathan Connelly from @snowpatrol after just having watched him play in front of 60,000 people opening for Ed Sheeran at the Rose Bowl in LA. Warning: YOU ARE ABOUT TO LISTEN TO THE MOST HUMBLE MUSICIAN OF ALL TIME! Seriously. ... Happy podcast day everyone! In this weeks episode I sit down with Nathan Connelly from @snowpatrol after just having watched him play in front of 60,000 people opening for Ed Sheeran at the Rose Bowl in LA. Warning: YOU ARE ABOUT TO LISTEN TO THE MOST HUMBLE MUSICIAN OF ALL TIME! Seriously. There is something about Nathan that is just so incredibly down to earth, level headed and calm... Just listening to his voice is peaceful. Tune in to hear us chat about what life is like living on the road (he has been touring for half his life), brotherhood, mental health and the courage of talking about it as men, touring with Ed Sheeran and if he ever gets sick of Chasing Cars☺️ Link in bio to listen! Or search From The Heart or Yoga Girl where we you get your podcasts (like Spotify!)❤️ Thank you @snowpatrol for coming on the show!!! x #yogagirlpodcast #fromtheheart #snowpatrol #yogagirl #music #tour #edsheeran #life #love #gratitude
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Day 1 of the Child Abuse and Violence Toward Children Conference in Aruba. 3 full days total. I think ...
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Day 1 of the Child Abuse and Violence Toward Children Conference in Aruba. 3 full days total. I think @dennisfromsalad and I are the only attendees who aren’t professionals in the field (clinical psychologists, therapists, social workers) or government officials. Here to learn. Very ... Day 1 of the Child Abuse and Violence Toward Children Conference in Aruba. 3 full days total. I think @dennisfromsalad and I are the only attendees who aren’t professionals in the field (clinical psychologists, therapists, social workers) or government officials. Here to learn. Very heavy and scary subjects to talk about and the more I learn the harder it gets (there is little data but it’s terrifying). Looking forward to stepping into this work and doing what we can to support children in our local community❤️ @yogagirlfoundation #seva #community #love
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WELCOME TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL!!!!!!!!!!!! Our first video - A Day In A Life - is live! Tag along on a fairly regular day in our lives, from 5am yoga practice to poopy diapers to goats and dogs to teaching to work, podcast recordings, grocery store shopping, vegan food, an adventure to our favorite ... WELCOME TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL!!!!!!!!!!!! Our first video - A Day In A Life - is live!😍 Tag along on a fairly regular day in our lives, from 5am yoga practice to poopy diapers to goats and dogs to teaching to work, podcast recordings, grocery store shopping, vegan food, an adventure to our favorite island secret and more. Oh, and @dennisfromsalad has a mantrum (see what I did there)😂 at the grocery store. And we rescue a stray dog. And drink wine. It’s normal regular old behind the scenes life💛 SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL!!!! Link in bio - youtube.com/c/yogagirl 🤗☀️😌 New videos every Tuesday!!! (Or Wednesday)🙈 #family #parenthood #yoga #life @alpinetreefilms
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Just left this little girl at day care for the first time and everything was fine. It was fine it was ...
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Just left this little girl at day care for the first time and everything was fine. It was fine it was fine it was fine. I packed her little bag with snacks and a sandwich (crust cut off like I’ve seen in the movies but never once in my life done myself) and a thermos of almond milk and her lovey and pacifier ... Just left this little girl at day care for the first time and everything was fine. It was fine it was fine it was fine. I packed her little bag with snacks and a sandwich (crust cut off like I’ve seen in the movies but never once in my life done myself) and a thermos of almond milk and her lovey and pacifier just in case. She put on her own shoes (almost) and waved to the dogs and then we drove to school. Everything was fine. It’s the cutest little place and the group is small and they have enough teachers and they all seem so sweet and I know it’s good for her to spend time with other kids and one day eventually she will go to school every day and I have to trust that she is okay. She climbed on me a lot when it was time for me to go but suddenly she just sat down around the table with all the other kids and drank her milk and ate her sandwich and when I said bye bye she didn’t cry. Everything was fine. It was fine it was fine it was fine. So why am I sitting in my car bawling my eyes out feeling like nothing is fine at all😣😭😔 Literally can’t stop crying. It’s like my eyes are leaking. She’s off in the world on her own (a little) and I’m sitting here counting down the minutes until I get to go pick her back up. #partircestmourirunpeu
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The light the light the light the light the light🌞 (life is short! see all the sunrises you can.) x #goodmorning The light the light the light the light the light🌅✨🌞 (life is short! see all the sunrises you can.) x #goodmorning
Moving on now. Genuinely love you all. And myself! All the way. Holding this space isn’t easy and ...
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Moving on now. Genuinely love you all. And myself! All the way. Holding this space isn’t easy and I think I do a pretty kickass job at it. Feeling all sorts of love and fullness and gratitude but also a little bit feisty which is good. It reminds me of why I’m here. Onward! And back to work I go PS ... Moving on now. Genuinely love you all. And myself! All the way. Holding this space isn’t easy and I think I do a pretty kickass job at it. Feeling all sorts of love and fullness and gratitude but also a little bit feisty which is good. It reminds me of why I’m here. Onward! And back to work I go🔥
PS - TOMORROW WE RE-LAUNCH OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL AS A FAMILY! It’s already so much fun. See you there. x #YogaGirl #family #practice #love #community #life
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I left my comment section in the middle of the night yesterday after 15 hours of traveling. I have ...
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I left my comment section in the middle of the night yesterday after 15 hours of traveling. I have not spent any time reading comments today - I’ve been with my baby and my husband having not seen them for 5 days, and also, preparing the actual work of booking people for the podcast and collecting ... I left my comment section in the middle of the night yesterday after 15 hours of traveling. I have not spent any time reading comments today - I’ve been with my baby and my husband having not seen them for 5 days, and also, preparing the actual work of booking people for the podcast and collecting article submissions on this topic to do what I have already said is the main focus of having this conversation: to learn.
One specific person made it very difficult to use the comment section to learn and listen yesterday and as I don’t want to silence anyone I did not block her. I did feel reaffirmed in my belief that the comment section of a social media feed is not the best way to educate people. It quickly gets filled with distraction and drama - and ignorance. I haven’t blocked or reported anyone, contrary to what this person says.

Now, after a very graceful story tag, I check back in and I want to make this very clear: I DO NOT TOLERATE RACISM OF ANY KIND ON THIS PLATFORM. There is so much tone policing and gaslighting and blatant racism filling that specific comment feed right now I am at a loss of what to do. Should I shut the comment section down (something I don’t want to do because in the mix there is also valuable knowledge being shared and discussion sparked)? Should I start blocking people by the hundreds?
If you are actively engaged in this conversation, go to my stories for some important terms to learn and articles to read. If you are attacking POC, stop. Stop immediately. There has been one single person trolling and obsessively and personally attacking me - one. I have let her remain in the discussion out of respect for the importance of this topic. My problem with her is the distraction her personal issue with me is causing, not the validity of her point on this topic.

I don’t need anyone else to jump into my defense. What I need is for everyone to listen and support respectful conversation. Go to Stories for more resources. Thank you.
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So happy to be back with my little moon (who speaks in sentences now!!!) Time just flies. “Mommy sit here” “Daddy’s sleeping” “More milk please” (almond milk obvi)️ My heart aches with all this love!! Lea Luna. Cant believe she is almost a year and a half already. Makes me almost sort of ... So happy to be back with my little moon (who speaks in sentences now!!!)😍😭 Time just flies. “Mommy sit here” “Daddy’s sleeping” “More milk please” (almond milk obvi)😩❤️ My heart aches with all this love!! Lea Luna. Cant believe she is almost a year and a half already. Makes me almost sort of feel ready for a second one🙈🙈🙈 #holymotherhood #family #love
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Home<span class="emoji emoji1f49a"></span> Wrote something on cultural appropriation and yoga at the airport - live on the blog now. ...
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Home Wrote something on cultural appropriation and yoga at the airport - live on the blog now. Link in bio. x . #yogagirl #yoga #community #culture #practice #travel #home Home💚

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Crystal breakfast date Feeling very Venice Beach here holding a giant clear quartz chasing my turmeric shot with an almond milk latte waiting for my vegan French toast Had such a hard time choosing between these beauties. Going home with a giant piece of amethyst, a gorgeous citrine, ... Crystal breakfast date✨💎 Feeling very Venice Beach here holding a giant clear quartz chasing my turmeric shot with an almond milk latte waiting for my vegan French toast😂
Had such a hard time choosing between these beauties. Going home with a giant piece of amethyst, a gorgeous citrine, a piece of stillbite and an ocean jasper sphere with an amethyst center😳 Literally going home with a suitcase full of rocks! One last LA dinner then heading home. This has been the best trip. Best trip. x #losangeles #lastminuteweekend #la #travel #venicebeach #crystals #crystal #gem #spirit #meditation #joy
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This night. This song... Anyone who’s done a retreat or training with me knows I love playing this ...
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This night. This song... Anyone who’s done a retreat or training with me knows I love playing this song in Savasana. There is that moments toward the end where it peaks and the crescendo is just so unbelievably moving and it’s impossible not to feel everything that’s here, now. I usually crank ... This night. This song... Anyone who’s done a retreat or training with me knows I love playing this song in Savasana. There is that moments toward the end where it peaks and the crescendo is just so unbelievably moving and it’s impossible not to feel everything that’s here, now. I usually crank the volume up high and go sit with someone on the verge of an opening. Sometimes I just hold them. Hands, feet, shoulders. Or I place my hands on their heart and breathe as they cry. I cry in pretty much every Savasana I lead. It’s inevitable. I use music for different emotion and this song I play to burn. Hearing it live with 60,000 people singing it out loud was... Hard to explain. I was in the Luna Shala and at the Rose Bowl all at the same time. @teddysphotos you hold incredible space. Thank you @snowpatrol for the tickets and the set and the best new album and @jenpastiloff for being the link that ties us together and @aceyogala for the super company. And @masjostedt for coming along on this wild trip! It’s been the best. All the way.
I’m still floating. One more sleep, then home to my loves at home❤️ #thankyou #thankyou #thankyou
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Speak truthfully. Listen humbly. Love fiercely. . . . #allin #alltheway #fierce #humble ...
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Speak truthfully. Listen humbly. Love fiercely. . . . #allin #alltheway #fierce #humble #grateful #truth #passion #gratitude #life #yogagirl Speak truthfully. Listen humbly.
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New hair wrap. Four years since I had the last one done. Underneath it is a braid that become a dread ...
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New hair wrap. Four years since I had the last one done. Underneath it is a braid that become a dread from the hair wrap @ahlaluna made me when I first met Dennis and I was moving out of the house her and I shared together. Everything was changing. We sat on the beach and she braided my hair and wrapped ... New hair wrap. Four years since I had the last one done. Underneath it is a braid that become a dread from the hair wrap @ahlaluna made me when I first met Dennis and I was moving out of the house her and I shared together. Everything was changing. We sat on the beach and she braided my hair and wrapped it in string and I braided hers but sucked at the wrapping part so I only did half and she finished the rest. And then we hugged goodbye and it was the hardest thing. I was so happy but I couldn’t stop crying because even though it was the beginning of everything it was the end of so much. A part of my life was over and I knew it. I left my best friend to go be with my boyfriend on some island I didn’t know but it was more than that. I got on a plane and started a whole new life and four years later I cut that hair wrap off on a whim. No reason. Just like that. A few weeks later @ahlaluna crashed her car and died and everything broke. She still had hers. I remember thinking how strange it was that I cut out a small piece of her right before she died. Like I was unconsciously untangling us so that I would have even a sliver of a chance of surviving her death. I felt guilty for cutting mine off. She was cremated with hers.
I had the same hair braided and wrapped after the funeral and I have kept it ever since.
It’s a weird thing. Those same roots are still wrapped and underneath the string is a braid that has become a giant dread but it’s hair that grew from a place that ties us together. Today the woman who re-did it for me cut the old string off and I held the end of the braid for a long time thinking how strange it is that it’s the same hair I had when she died. Shit happens and it changes us and sometimes we have to cut pieces of or hearts out and also some of our hair off just to be able to breathe. But it keeps growing, heart and hair all the same. In a way... Everything remains.
I thought I chose a piece of onyx for the end of the wrap but it turned out to be an obsidian which was even better.
I miss her. So fucking much.
It never gets easier.
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Saw sea lions. LIFE IS MADE. I want to hug them so bad!!! Wishing baby and Dennis were here. Funnest ...
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Saw sea lions. LIFE IS MADE. I want to hug them so bad!!! Wishing baby and Dennis were here. Funnest day on the water - thank you @paradisebound_yachtcharters and @ritzcarlton for taking us out for my sisters birthday️ Btw, this entire outfit was $15 total. Vintage shopping in this town ... Saw sea lions. LIFE IS MADE. I want to hug them so bad!!! Wishing baby and Dennis were here. Funnest day on the water - thank you @paradisebound_yachtcharters and @ritzcarlton for taking us out for my sisters birthday⛵️❤️ Btw, this entire outfit was $15 total. Vintage shopping in this town is🔥🔥🔥 ! About to bike down the boardwalk and get a tattoo. Hopefully! Any suggestions for best tattoo artist in Venice area? Guess what I’m getting...🤔😍 (it’s a pretty big one!) .
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#sponsoredish #sailing #sail #sailboat #california #ocean #sunshine #vintage #tattoo #smile #gratitude #happiness @ritzcarlton #rcmemories
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Today I’m dancing with joy because it’s FINALLY HERE! So happy that my podcast with @seal is out️ This episode is magic... I can honestly say that I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to a more positive person in my entire life. @seal is genuine, so joyful and speaks all the truth. We talk about the ... Today I’m dancing with joy because it’s FINALLY HERE! So happy that my podcast with @seal is out❤️ This episode is magic... I can honestly say that I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to a more positive person in my entire life. @seal is genuine, so joyful and speaks all the truth. We talk about the three major changes he’s recently made (one of them involves never shaking peoples hands!) and how they completely changed his life, how fatherhood moves him every day and how we can change the world through empathy and compassion. And much more. Listen in now! Link in bio or do to rachelbrathen.com for all podcast providers☀️ Share a screenshot of the podcast as you listen and caption it with your favorite part of the show tagging #yogagirlpodcast and I’ll make sure to go see it! Love you all. x #podcast #seal #yogagirl #yogagirlpodcast #fromtheheart #happiness #gratitude #life
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LA-cruising! Vintage stores and green juice and French toast and good coffee and family time and ...
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LA-cruising! Vintage stores and green juice and French toast and good coffee and family time and traffic. All in all, a pretty regular LA day️ Off to dinner with @jenpastiloff and @snowpatrol (also sort of a regular day in this town)🏼 Happy day! (and yes this shirt says PETTY) #la #travel ... LA-cruising! Vintage stores and green juice and French toast and good coffee and family time and traffic. All in all, a pretty regular LA day☺️ Off to dinner with @jenpastiloff and @snowpatrol (also sort of a regular day in this town)💃🏼 Happy day! (and yes this shirt says PETTY)😂 #la #travel #happyhappyday
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Los Angeles... Let’s go!!!! <span class="emoji emoji2708"></span>️<span class="emoji emoji2600"></span>️🙂 . . . #travel #life #losangeles #la #weekend #fun #susterhood ...
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Me when I do something totally insane like book a flight to Los Angeles leaving TOMORROW to hang out ...
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Me when I do something totally insane like book a flight to Los Angeles leaving TOMORROW to hang out with @snowpatrol and @teddysphotos 😇 AHMAGAD THIS IS SO NUTS! @jenpastiloff you are the literal definition of magic. This woman seriously manifests absolutely everything. FOLLOW HER ... Me when I do something totally insane like book a flight to Los Angeles leaving TOMORROW to hang out with @snowpatrol and @teddysphotos 😜😳😇😅😍 AHMAGAD THIS IS SO NUTS! @jenpastiloff you are the literal definition of magic. This woman seriously manifests absolutely everything. FOLLOW HER IF YOU ARENT ALREADY!!!! Ok, LA. I’m bringing my sister (aka the biggest @teddysphotos fan of all time and yes we are definitely going to hug him and not cry at all lol) and we are staying until Sunday. A trip-trip! To have fun! Yay. Yay. Wild. And yay. SEE YOU SOON! x #lastsecondtrip #craziness #travel #life
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The cacti in Aruba bloom with the light of the moon. Just like me️ When they grow too tall, they break and fall and set new roots in the point of impact. How magical is that? I just found out that this massive one behind me easily could be over 100 years old! Such resilience. And beauty. I love ... 🌵 The cacti in Aruba bloom with the light of the moon. Just like me🌸☺️ When they grow too tall, they break and fall and set new roots in the point of impact. How magical is that? I just found out that this massive one behind me easily could be over 100 years old! Such resilience. And beauty. I love this desert landscape so much. Couldn’t dream of a more beautiful backyard❤️🌵 .
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#kadushi #cacti #cactus #desert #aruba #nature #pachamama #landscape #sky #handstand #yoga #yogagirl #yogaeverydamnday
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Sidekick for life<span class="emoji emoji2764"></span>️<span class="emoji emoji1f60d"></span> . . . (swipe left for her “okay but are we gonna eat soon though?”-face)<span class="emoji emoji1f602"></span> PS ...
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Sidekick for life . . . (swipe left for her “okay but are we gonna eat soon though?”-face) PS tantrum phase ended! We are back to sunshine. Let’s see how long it lasts😇 #holymotherhood #lealuna #toddler #motherhood #besties #bestfriends #bff #happiness #joy #friends #mother #daughter ... Sidekick for life❤️😍 .
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Mantra of the day: Everything I want is on its way. . . Everything I’m looking to create is already ...
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Mantra of the day: Everything I want is on its way. . . Everything I’m looking to create is already in motion. It’s been manifested. The question is not how can I create, build, plan, overcome... But how can I allow myself to receive. To trust. To know I’m worthy of a good life. . . . I want to ... Mantra of the day: Everything I want is on its way. .
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Everything I’m looking to create is already in motion. It’s been manifested. The question is not how can I create, build, plan, overcome... But how can I allow myself to receive. To trust. To know I’m worthy of a good life. .
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I want to start a children’s initiative that changes lives - for real. I want to hold my next book in my hands, published. I want a retreat center dedicated to people healing from trauma. I want an organic garden with fresh veggies. I want a global expansion of my brand that makes a difference in the world. And at the end of the day... I want to feel at peace with where I am. I want to go to bed knowing my family is safe and healthy and that I already have absolutely everything I’m ever going to need.
What do you want? What are you looking to manifest? SPEAK IT OUT LOUD. Share it in the comment section. Ready - set - go. Tag a friend to manifest your dreams with❤️ #dream #manifest #changetheworld #seva #service #abundance #universe #spirit #trust #be #practice #yoga #yogagirl #yogaeverydamnday #paradise #summer #swim #sunshine #love
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SCREW FINDING YOUR PURPOSE - JUST BE PURPOSEFUL<span class="emoji emoji1f4aa"></span>🏿<span class="emoji emoji1f4aa"></span>🏾<span class="emoji emoji1f4aa"></span>🏽<span class="emoji emoji1f4aa"></span>🏼<span class="emoji emoji1f4aa"></span>🏻 . Here is the single best thing you ...
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SCREW FINDING YOUR PURPOSE - JUST BE PURPOSEFUL🏿🏾🏽🏼🏻 . Here is the single best thing you can do if you’re looking for purpose in life: be of service to others. There are so many ways to help people in need. And trust me; they are all around you. We visited the biggest orphanage on the island ... SCREW FINDING YOUR PURPOSE - JUST BE PURPOSEFUL💪🏿💪🏾💪🏽💪🏼💪🏻 .

Here is the single best thing you can do if you’re looking for purpose in life: be of service to others. There are so many ways to help people in need. And trust me; they are all around you.
We visited the biggest orphanage on the island this week. The weekend after next I am attending a 3-day conference on child abuse. One of the workshops is named Child Abuse and Murder by Parents and there are lectures I’ll be sitting in on that have descriptions that make the hairs stand up in the back of my neck. I’m absolutely dreading it. And yes, I could be spending the weekend lounging by the pool - I don’t have to do this. I could send someone to go in my place. I could be of service in other ways. I could choose to donate to existing organizations and hope that it sticks. But here is the thing: to make a real change you have to do the work. You have to learn. Educate yourself. Get into the gritty stuff. And the hard truth is that the child abuse that takes place in the country where I live has been swept under the rug for so many years that there isn’t even reliable data on the topic. I’ve read articles that say 1 in 5 children suffer from physical or sexual abuse. Another said 1 in 3. During our visit to the orphanage I asked what would happen if they had facilities twice as large and with twice the manpower. “It would fill up right away”. .
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I’m dedicated to finding out what the situation truly looks like. Dismantling the root cause of this suffering. And helping as many children as we can. I am only one person but there are 20 times as many people following me in social media that there are actually living in Aruba. I don’t know where this will all take us but I know this: if we end up making a difference for one single child it will all be worth it.
Follow➡️➡️➡️ @yogagirlfoundation (coming soon) #service #human #world #heart #beofservice #support #purpose #yogagirl #yogagirlfoundation
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The most beautiful breakfast. In my favorite place. The podcast is out and in today’s episode I ...
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The most beautiful breakfast. In my favorite place. The podcast is out and in today’s episode I talk about that side of us that wants to pull us out of alignment - you all know what I mean! It’s that little voice that whispers “just one more episode” when you’ve already watched 3 episodes of your ... The most beautiful breakfast. In my favorite place.
The podcast is out and in today’s episode I talk about that side of us that wants to pull us out of alignment - you all know what I mean! It’s that little voice that whispers “just one more episode” when you’ve already watched 3 episodes of your favorite show on Netflix and before you know it it’s 1am and you’ve missed out on a peaceful nights sleep and the ability to get up early to start the day right. It’s the voice that urges you to drink one more glass of wine, finish the entire pint of ice cream, that keeps you in relationships that don’t serve you and that hits the snooze button again and again and again. For me, these seemingly small things are what bring me completely out of alignment and in this weeks episode of the podcast I share how I’ve lost my early mornings to late night Netflix and how it’s SO DAMN HARD TO GET OUT OF. What brings you out of balance? What do you have “just one more” of and how does it impact your life on a larger scale? I talk about moment in my life where I’ve been super unhealthy and how when I’m tired or over worked, these patterns start sneaking their way back in. I also give tips on how to turn it all around, to make decisions that keep us well aligned and lead a lifestyle that fuels us and lights us up from within. Link in bio to listen! Or go to rachelbrathen.com for all podcast providers. Happy Friday😊 #yogagirlpodcast #fromtheheart #yogagirl #smoothiebowl #breakfast #yoga #life #yogaeverydamnday
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