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Real Fearlessness

Real fearlessness is the product of tenderness. It comes from letting the world tickle your heart, your raw and beautiful heart. You’re willing to open

My Two Friends: Fear and Fearlessness

I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on what the words fear and fearless mean and how they apply to my life. I’ve pondered what

Walking My Talk

I feel exposed. With my book “On the Verge: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine”now available for the world to read, I feel more vulnerable

Don’t Miss This Moment

Each moment missed is a moment unlived. – Jon Kabat Zinn Life is happening. Your life is happening. Right now in this very moment your

Spontaneous Joy and Bruce the Blue Gorilla

Warning: do not try this at home without proper supervision. In my meditation class with Scott McBride I studied the four limitless qualities of the

12 Contemporary Books That Changed My Life

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ―

Real Fearlessness

Real fearlessness is the product of tenderness. It comes from letting the world tickle your heart, your raw and beautiful heart. You’re willing to open up, without resistance or shyness, and face the world.—Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche In my last blog post, My Two Friends: Fear and Fearlessness, I described the conversation that tends to go

My Two Friends: Fear and Fearlessness

I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on what the words fear and fearless mean and how they apply to my life. I’ve pondered what it’s like to be gripped by fear and to experience the free flowing energy of being fearless. Lately, I’ve noticed that fear and fearlessness are ever present, like two friends

Walking My Talk

I feel exposed. With my book “On the Verge: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine”now available for the world to read, I feel more vulnerable than ever before in my life. The other day on my drive to Verge Yoga I slipped through a yellow light just as it was turning red. My mind was

Don’t Miss This Moment

Each moment missed is a moment unlived. – Jon Kabat Zinn Life is happening. Your life is happening. Right now in this very moment your life is in process. Moments are coming and going, never to return again. No matter what you’re doing or not doing or what you’re saying or not saying, this moment

Shining Isn’t Something You Learn to Do; It’s How You Show Up to Be

Last Friday my life went into a tailspin. It lifted me off the ground and spun me around, leaving me disoriented and shaken to the core. That morning I spent a few hours on my basement floor cuddled next to my dog Joey, my best friend, as he gracefully let go of life. In the

After The First Eight Minutes You Are Golden

Have you ever stepped to the top of your yoga mat at the start of class and wondered how you would ever make it through practice? Did you ever contemplate leaving during the first few poses because you felt tired or just not up for it? Many of us feel this way most of the

All Is Well: How These Three Little Words Changed My Life

All is well. What a game changer these three little words have been for me. They are simple, certain, and bold. I hear these words in every encounter with my Jamaican friends at Jake’s Hotel where I teach yoga retreats. This resort, located in the quiet, quaint fishing village of Treasure Beach on the southern

Spontaneous Joy and Bruce the Blue Gorilla

Warning: do not try this at home without proper supervision. In my meditation class with Scott McBride I studied the four limitless qualities of the the awakened heart, which includes cultivating joy in one’s life. Joy is a happiness that is completely devoid of clinging and craving. Joy is “happiness without the hangover,” explains teacher

12 Contemporary Books That Changed My Life

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles William Eliot Like yoga and meditation, reading is a practice that has nourished me spiritually and emotionally. Others’ words have moved me, have brought to light my own words,

Does this experience make me feel clear, bright, and fully alive?

I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive. — Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth I have always wanted to feel as though I were standing in the center of the field, in the middle of the game, alert and

Cara Bradley - Motivational Speaker and Author

Cara Bradley

Mental Fitness Coach | Author | Wellness Entrepreneur

Cara Bradley is a Mental Fitness Coach dedicated to teaching busy people (just like you) work and play in your optimal state of “calm clarity” where you feel and perform your best.

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