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Glimpse the Grandeur of Your Experiences

  Most of our energy goes into upholding our importance. If we were capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things would happen

Allow your Natural Genius to Shine

This morning I woke up and asked myself, “Are you willing to allow your natural genius show up today? The question emerged from my gut.

Is Your Own House Clean?

Is your house clean? Years ago I came across this question in The Tao of Leadership by John Heider, who beautifully explores Lao Tzu’s teachings

Truth is the Shortcut

As published by Simple Reminders  November 2016 Something has recently shifted in me. I’m going to go out on a limb and say I feel called

Planting Seeds

  It’s fun to dream of adventures and travels—to imagine exploring exotic lands like Bora Bora or India. It’s also exciting to fantasize about being

Repeat Three Times

While traveling in Cusco, Peru, my daughter Julianna and I walked together up a hill on a narrow cobblestone road. We ducked our heads to

Against My Maternal Instinct

We quickly hugged and kissed on a narrow sidewalk alongside a busy street in Cusco, Peru. There was only a moment to bid farewell to

Another Perfect Moment

A few weeks ago my daughter Christina, who is a senior in college, stopped home for dinner—with her entire college soccer team. I prepped all

Glimpse the Grandeur of Your Experiences

  Most of our energy goes into upholding our importance. If we were capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things would happen to us. One, we would free our energy from trying to maintain the illusory idea of our grandeur; and two, we would provide ourselves with enough energy to catch a

Allow your Natural Genius to Shine

This morning I woke up and asked myself, “Are you willing to allow your natural genius show up today? The question emerged from my gut. A soft voice whispered in my ear, “C’mon girl listen up, are you willing to let go of controlling this and that and allow your gut instincts to do their

Is Your Own House Clean?

Is your house clean? Years ago I came across this question in The Tao of Leadership by John Heider, who beautifully explores Lao Tzu’s teachings on the Tao Te Ching, an ancient manual on the art of living. Heider uses the metaphor of a clean house as a way to move people to think about

Embrace and Let Go: A Simple Strategy for Following Through on Your Resolutions

Every year on January 1 many of us enthusiastically jump out of the gate, flooding yoga studios and gyms only to find ourselves crawling back to the comfort of our cozy couch by month’s end. As a yoga teacher and trainer for over three decades, I’ve seen many New Year’s come and go. In the

Why Stillness Should Be at the Top of Your Gift List

The holiday season is well underway and how are you feeling? If you were busy before December arrived, no doubt you are even busier now! How are you feeling? Ironically, in order to have the stamina to keep up with and enjoy this time of year, we need to conserve energy by giving ourselves permission to slow

Truth is the Shortcut

As published by Simple Reminders  November 2016 Something has recently shifted in me. I’m going to go out on a limb and say I feel called to be completely truthful. I’m not sure how or when it happened, it just did one day. Something let go in me and there it was — the truth, ready

Planting Seeds

  It’s fun to dream of adventures and travels—to imagine exploring exotic lands like Bora Bora or India. It’s also exciting to fantasize about being wildly successful professionally, or living in the perfect home on the perfect beach with the perfect climate all year round. Dreaming is not only fun, it’s necessary. Dreaming is like

Repeat Three Times

While traveling in Cusco, Peru, my daughter Julianna and I walked together up a hill on a narrow cobblestone road. We ducked our heads to enter a small, empty room, and then we made our way up a spiral staircase to the Yoga Room. At the beginning of class our lovely young teacher Ashley asked

Against My Maternal Instinct

We quickly hugged and kissed on a narrow sidewalk alongside a busy street in Cusco, Peru. There was only a moment to bid farewell to our 20-year-old daughter Julianna, who is spending 4 months in South America. We savored our last day together with a leisurely hike to an Incan site followed by a long

Another Perfect Moment

A few weeks ago my daughter Christina, who is a senior in college, stopped home for dinner—with her entire college soccer team. I prepped all day, making yummy food and creating a cozy/homey atmosphere complete with a fire in the fireplace and warm apple cider. The bus pulled up and out they came—all 25 of

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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