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Two ChicagoNow bloggers in a bar: unintended inspiration found

Two ChicagoNow bloggers in a bar: unintended inspiration found
Today I have a very special Guest Post from the incredible Erin Skibinski.  Her story blows my mind. For a “stranger” to tell you that you have inspired them and made a difference in their life is pretty much my life goal.  Before you read Erin’s story, I quickly want to share mine. My mom... Read more »

Would you friend your doctor on Facebook?

Would you friend your doctor on Facebook?
While I was a patient at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, this doctor was the Neurologist on call.  She came to my room everyday, answered questions and kept me informed.  We talked about yoga and she promised I would see her in one of my classes one day.  She gave me her card and urged me to... Read more »

How do you end a Friendship?

How do you end a Friendship?
I end every yoga class saying the same thing.  The identical phrase one of my first yoga teachers used to say to me as I was rising out of my final relaxation. “Breathe in positive thoughts, hope for the future.  Breathe out negativity and toxic relationships.” Those last two words resonate with me day after... Read more »
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Teaching Our Little Ones to Experience Gratitude is Difficult

Teaching Our Little Ones to Experience Gratitude is Difficult
Every year Thanksgiving seems to mean more to me. I am incredibly thankful more and more each year for this beautiful life I am lucky to live, every single day.   My kids are learning the concept of gratitude, as we talk about it often.   Still, I get frustrated as this time of year also brings... Read more »

What Do You Think Of Our New Look?

What Do You Think Of Our New Look?
As many of you have noticed, Chicago Now has been updated with a new look and more features. I am still learning the system, but look forward to the increased options it will offer both you and me. What’s your opinion of this makeover? Please share your thoughts: good, bad and ugly.  To keep up to... Read more »
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