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So far Danielle Saunders has created 19 blog entries.

Natural: Time to Put the Lessons to Use

After all the techniques, all the therapy, the self-help books, hikes to commune with nature and the turning over of meaning with close friends, what is left to do?

What happens when you have metabolized all the lessons for a while and feel annoyed at the process of transformation?

You spread your wings, my friends, and FLY!

Being […]

May 16th, 2014|Blog|

The Terror Involved in Loving

Bravery can take on many forms. From raising your eyes to meet the stranger’s gaze at the coffee shop, to asking out your friend’s friend you just spent the last 30 minutes talking to.

What is the risk factor with these types of things? What are you risking? Rejection? Unrequited affection? How do we come alive […]

May 8th, 2014|Blog|

Passion & Magic: The Search for the Beloved

Yes, I know, the Beloved is internal. Yet most of us have that desire to externally partner with a Beloved. Why is this urge so strong, powerful and compelling? Lusty, romantic, intriguing connections.

I think about epic love stories, legions, and tales of wars starting over romantic love. Even at the god/goddess archetypal level, the Egyptian, […]

April 29th, 2014|Blog|

Opening Up to True Love

What does it take to truly stand in the world as LOVE?

To love yourself so thoroughly, the wobbly bits and the unfiltered shadowy parts with such tenderness that shining your light on the world becomes effortless. The choice has been made. You have stepped over the threshold. You MUST love. And in that act of […]

April 23rd, 2014|Blog|

The Need for Rest: The Embodiment of Spiritual Practices

In yoga, at the end of all the poses comes Savasana, Dead Man’s pose, where we lie flat on our backs, arms and legs gently splayed, eyes closed. Deep relaxation. From past years of listening to the Bikrim Yoga script, it has been drilled into my brain, “This is where your body reaps all the […]

April 17th, 2014|Blog|