Asana & Pranayama: The Critical Phase

Asanas for Getting Feedback  Backbends. Backbends backbends backbends. The best possible way to receive feedback is to be open to it…which means chipping away at that protective covering we’ve spent our whole lives building over our hearts. So. Backbends. Do one right now. Yep. Sit up straight in your chair or on your couch or wherever […]

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Letter From Lori: The Critical Phase

There comes a time in each of our lives where we have to go public. Let someone see us. Get vulnerable. If you’re a serious yoga practitioner, chances are you’ve practiced getting vulnerable on your mat. And you’ve probably gotten better at it. Sending something out into the world–or even to a few close friends–for […]

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Creativity Jumpstart: The Critical Phase

It’s hard to find a creative way to give your work to be critiqued, so instead I thought I’d use this spot to talk about how to critique someone else’s work in a way that is kind but still helpful. If you find yourself on the critiquing side of the equation, here are a few […]

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Top 5 Ways: The Critical Phase (or, how best to get and use critique on your writing)

  Top 5 Ways to Not Feel Like This Baby When Getting Critical Feedback on Your Writing (or, really, on anything else) 1.  Tell people what you need. This means rather than just handing your work to someone and saying “Tell me what you think,” give that person some idea of what you want from them. Wanting […]

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