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A Journey to India

"Yoga is not about touching your toes but about what you learn on the way down". Jigar Gor I am going on both a physical journey and a mind and body journey to study yoga in India. I am very excited to touch my toes, and grateful for how much I know that I am about to learn!!! Namaste 🙏❤️ Elise

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Introducing our story

 I am extremely grateful to be in this incredible journey and excited to share our story.  It began when I met the most wonderful man who is now my husband.  We have an amazing story - as James and Anne. Seven years ago, I was a single mom of three young kids in NYC.  I had worked in retail merchandising for many years and was grateful to have been employed through most of the crisis that sent retail on such a downward spiral – and as tough as things got, I was hence lucky enough to be able to provide a roof over our heads and never go without food or basic necessities.  I was happy, lucky in so...

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A Personal Story - To all the Mommas

I am a member of a Mommas Facebook group that I am sure many of you belong to – if not this exact one than one just like it - and I am continually inspired daily by all of the stories, and what this community does to take care of and support one another. As a mom of two teens and a tween I am on the tail end of most of the communication that occurs on this site but I am ever so impressed by the knowledge and insight that is shared.  I am touched by the warmth and caring for each other, many of whom have never met in person, but clearly are passionate about providing support and...

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HALF UNITED - The Passion of Youth is Feeding Children

It’s impossible not to be inspired by passionate young people actively committed to a cause, especially when the degree of that commitment is affirmed by the professional choices one makes. Brother and sister team Carmin and Christian—the two ‘halves’ of Half United—are the living embodiment of exactly this kind of commitment. The passion in their goal to help feed hungry children is not only evident but tangible: energy and enthusiasm infuses everything they do, from starting their company, to communicating their goals, to working tirelessly to realize broader, longer-term objectives. Carmin and Christian grew up in a home where giving was part of their daily life. Their father was a pastor and they often helped with community events, many that...

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