A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
-Mahatma Gandhi

The Meaning of Aum

From time to time a yoga student will ask me, “What does Aum mean?”  When I began practicing yoga, I certainly wondered the same! 

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A Tea to Help You Detox Both Body & Mind

According to the ancient practice of Chinese medicine, optimal health is achieved when five metaphorical elements that exist within the body ­ wood, fire, earth, metal, and water­ are in harmony.  Spring, which is finally around the corner, is associated with wood. 

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Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
– Confucius

Our Visit to a Passive House

Today, we’re eager to share about a Passive House (Passivehaus in German) located in Westport, CT. It’s among the most energy efficient homes in the world and is a product of real estate developer Doug McDonald’s vision, committed work, and love of his family and the earth.

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