How I tricked my brain to help me blog more often

We’re creatures of habit. There are so many things we do each day without even thinking about them. Getting up and ready in the morning. Heading out to work. Answering emails. Heading out to lunch. Finishing our work. Driving back home. Spending time with family. Winding down. And all over again the next day. Until…

The magic of “live” classes

No amount of thinking about fitness is going to make us stronger or more healthy. It’s when we show up for practice that things start to change. No… it’s when we keep showing up regularly for practice, that things start to change. —- “But.. it’s hard to keep showing up.” That’s what I used to…

Stuck somewhere? Get help.

A few weeks ago, a customer sent me this message: “Vaidy, my daughter is putting a workshop on Suryanamaskar together. Is it okay if we used some ideas from your Suryanamaskar blog post for the workshop?” I was humbled by her question. I responded positively to her, but the thought that kept lingering in my…

My dance with Atha

I’m a procrastinating entrepreneur. I love creating stuff. Shipping a new PracticeNow feature. Sharing a new blog post. Attracting new customers in delightful ways. I dream about a great future when it’s all done. — Then I hear the clock ticking. It’s getting closer. The time to start on the blog post. To pick up…

Don’t be authentic

You’re feeling sick. You call up the doctor. “Doc, I’m feeling really crappy right now. Can you help me?” “You know, I’m feeling really crappy as well. Let’s do this another day, okay?” If the doc said that, would you credit him for being honest? Probably not. You’d more likely be angry that he wasn’t…

Word-of-mouth marketing on steroids!

How do you know if a customer is truly delighted with your product or service? – Is it when they actively spread the word about your service? – Is it when they give you 5 stars in your feedback forms? – Is it when they thank you profusely for providing your service? (that they’re paying…

Smile for no reason

“Smile”, advised a friend “Smile” “But why?”, I asked “But why?” “For no reason at all”, he responded..with a smile. “For no reason at all” And I mirrored with a smile as well. — I wasn’t feeling great. I couldn’t think of good reasons to smile. But that’s the point – we don’t need a…

Surrender

Online Yoga Classes: As a student, I have so many options to choose from. Options with similar pricing. Seemingly similar offerings. And standard schedules as well. “Why don’t you try out ALL the classes? And then make a decision?” “Why don’t you try out ALL the classes? And then make a decision?” A well-meaning friend…

“Do what you love..” – Myth or fact?

Henry Fonda was still throwing up before each stage performance..even when he was 75. Did he hate acting? Unlikely. He had a celebrated career spanning 5 decades. phone waterproof casecustom phone cases canadahttps://defibulators.org He must have been terrified sick before each performance. But he showed up anyway. — We’ve all heard the advice: “Do what you…

A special Suryanamaskar

A friend asked me: “How can you keep doing the same Suryanamaskar every single day?” “How can you keep doing the same Suryanamaskar every single day?” It was a good question. Why was I not getting bored? Doing the same routine every single morning? The answer, of course, is that it only seems like I’m…

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