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JALKOJESI JUURESSA

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Somefeedissäni vilahti runoilija Rupi Kaurin piirros ja teksti Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you, älä etsi parannusta (tai toipumista, eheytymistä) niiden (ihmisten) jalkojen juuresta, jotka sinut rikkoivat. Muistan nähneeni tekstin aiemminkin, ja se pysäytti silloin. Niin myös nyt. Niin usein palaamme kerta toisensa sen äärelle, mikä meitä satuttaa. Rakastumme […]

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COME AND SIT WITH ME

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Last week, in honour of International Women’s Day, I posted on Facebook and offered free 1:1 sessions for two women who, for one reason or another, could not otherwise afford it. Life happens: We lose jobs, relationships end, we fall ill, we become single parents, we escape abusive situations or make bad financial decisions and […]

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ARE YOU READY?

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A photo stating the following words by Stephi Wagner popped up on my Facebook newsfeed last night: Pain travels through families until someone is ready to feel it. The words touched me deeply as I, like many others, have been long exploring the meaning of ancestry, family and the invisible inheritance we all carry. It’s […]

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A NOTE ON PERSONAL PRACTICE

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I rarely speak about personal practice or physical health as I believe it’s, well, personal, but decided to make an exception today. I am a lifelong student of yoga and speak with no authority other than my personal experience. Your practice may be running or cycling or going to the gym or whatever – it […]

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FOR YOU, EXHAUSTED SOLE CARER

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Finland, along with the States and many other countries, celebrates Mothers Day today. I am dedicating this post to my fellow mothers (or fathers, you rock as well!) who are sole carers out there. I’m not talking about those who share custody of their children and have every other weekend off or whatever. I’m talking […]