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Blue skies

Life is filled with suffering, but it is also filled with many wonders…

“Life is filled with suffering, but it is also filled with many wonders, like the blue sky, the sunshine, the eyes of a baby. To suffer is not enough. We must also be in touch with the wonders of life. They are within us and all around us, everywhere, any time.” — Thich Nhat Hanh…

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When you go out and see the empty streets…

When you go out and see the empty streets, the empty stadiums, the empty train platforms, don’t say to yourself, “It looks like the end of the world.” What you’re seeing is love in action.

when you cannot be brave

When you cannot be brave or strong…

when you cannot

be brave or strong,

be love.

it will lead you back

home to yourself.

Plank

Six Ways to Spice Up Your At-Home Workouts

Many gym-goers across the country are finding themselves in a frustrating situation. Daily routines of going to the gym to exercise have come to an abrupt halt, and we’re forced to find makeshift weights and workout spaces in the comfort of our homes. There is one common problem though: it seems like there are not…

Cherry blossoms

Remember Your Purpose

Let’s face it, you won’t always feel very optimistic. There will be days you don’t want to get out of bed. You will have moments when the last thing you want to do is to love, serve, and care. It is during these times that you need to remember your purpose. When you know your…

Books

Six Ways to Make Change Happen Right Now

Time is our most precious commodity. How we choose to spend time impacts how we feel and the enjoyment we get from life. And how we choose to spend time in the present also impacts the future. If you’re anything like us, in these past few weeks you have been riding the coronavirus news coverage…

EDAMAME CRUNCH SALAD WITH ORANGE VINAIGRETTE

Try this new Crunchy, Zesty Salad this Weekend

Still stuck in the house social distancing? Try this Edamame Crunch Salad with Orange Vinaigrette recipe, newly posted on Skyterra at Home. This gluten-free and dairy-free salad contains protein coming from various plant sources including edamame, pecans and greens. Feel free to top this with additional protein if needed. Sign up to be notified of…

Flying geese

Mary Oliver for Corona Times, Thoughts after the poem “Wild Geese”

You do not have to become totally zen,
You do not have to use this isolation to make your marriage better,
your body slimmer, your children more creative.
You do not have to “maximize its benefits”
By using this time to work even more,
write the bestselling Corona Diaries,
Or preach the gospel of ZOOM.

Connect to Body and Breath

Improve Your Focus in 15 Minutes

Connect is Skyterra’s signature quick morning practice combining yoga, meditation, stretching and movement to connect with your body and breath. This yoga practice includes gentle stretching and breathing practice in a chair. Accessible for those who don’t want to get on the floor and great for those who want a moment to reset in their…

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Feeling Stressed? Try this Tactic used by U.S. Special Forces to Find Relief

Over the past couple weeks, the entire world has experienced massive change which has affected each individual, family and community very uniquely. It is undeniably a tender time. It is more important than ever that we take the time to take care of ourselves and each other as the world moves through the COVID-19 pandemic.…